The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 16 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 1.47% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.72% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 2
Median daily rate £413 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £381 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.75%
OO
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
686 989 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.54% 85.41% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 677 322
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 6 £456 +8.63% 1
Chester +5 5 £428 -12.25% 5
Knutsford +5 1 £380 -10.05%
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) TDD
4 9 (31.03%) HTML5
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 8 (27.59%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) JSON
6 7 (24.14%) CSS3
7 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
7 6 (20.69%) Service Design
7 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 6 (20.69%) Spring
7 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) UML
7 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (13.79%) REST
9 4 (13.79%) Grunt

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Grunt
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Gradle
3 2 (6.90%) gulp
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Java Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Java Technical Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) HTML5
2 8 (27.59%) jQuery
2 8 (27.59%) JSON
3 7 (24.14%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) Spring
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) Java EE
6 4 (13.79%) JPA
6 4 (13.79%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) Dropwizard
7 3 (10.34%) RESTful
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.90%) Velocity
8 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
3 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (20.69%) Service Design
3 6 (20.69%) UML
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce
3 1 (3.45%) SaltStack