The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 24 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.11% 4.38% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 5.70% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £432 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
603 754 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.11% 76.78% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 364 293
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £272 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.93% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cheshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +8 4 £298 +2.67% 4
Knutsford +7 4 £310 -3.12% 3
Warrington -19 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Winsford - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - - 1
Alderley Edge - - - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) MVC
4 13 (41.94%) jQuery
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) PHP
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
9 7 (22.58%) RESTful
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (22.58%) LINQ
9 7 (22.58%) Java
9 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
9 7 (22.58%) MySQL
9 7 (22.58%) XML
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) CSS3
11 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 5 (16.13%) OOP
11 5 (16.13%) OOD
12 4 (12.90%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQLite
4 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) NUnit
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.23%) QUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Appium
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
2 7 (22.58%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) HTML
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) jQuery
5 11 (35.48%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 7 (22.58%) LINQ
8 7 (22.58%) RESTful
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
11 3 (9.68%) Sass
11 3 (9.68%) LESS
11 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (9.68%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) OOP
3 5 (16.13%) OOD
3 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.90%) OO PHP
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
6 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) PHP
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) PHP5
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.45%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Kony
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator
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