The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 50 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 29 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.91% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 0.48% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 1
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£400 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
OOP
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
818 630 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.96% 77.87% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 299 241
Average daily rate £401 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.95 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Knutsford - 7 £353 - 2
Chester +4 1 £413 +6.45% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £330 - 1
Warrington - 1 £330 - 2
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 24 (64.86%) OO
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) HTML
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) jQuery
5 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
7 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 9 (24.32%) Subversion
9 9 (24.32%) C#
9 9 (24.32%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) CSS
9 9 (24.32%) XML
9 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
10 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
10 8 (21.62%) Open Source
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Web Services
10 8 (21.62%) Linux
10 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
10 8 (21.62%) PHP
10 8 (21.62%) VB
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Mule
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Ant
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) PhpStorm
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
5 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.41%) FishEye
6 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Team Leader
3 10 (27.03%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (21.62%) Software Team Leader
4 8 (21.62%) .NET Team Leader
4 8 (21.62%) Software Development Team Leader
4 8 (21.62%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Tools Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
2 16 (43.24%) jQuery
3 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 9 (24.32%) XML
4 8 (21.62%) HTML5
4 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
5 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.22%) Java EE
6 6 (16.22%) JSON
6 6 (16.22%) J2EE
6 6 (16.22%) WSDL
7 3 (8.11%) Cocoa
8 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
8 2 (5.41%) CakePHP
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.70%) RESTful
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Open Source
1 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Vista
2 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
2 6 (16.22%) AIX
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) OO
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (24.32%) BDD
6 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
6 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
7 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) OOD
9 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
11 2 (5.41%) Project Management
11 2 (5.41%) Service Management
11 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
11 2 (5.41%) SOA
11 2 (5.41%) Android Development
12 1 (2.70%) B2B
12 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) Objective-C
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 8 (21.62%) VB
5 8 (21.62%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) C
6 6 (16.22%) PHP5
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £285 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago