The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 69 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 1.13% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
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
656 813 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.99% 83.21% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 495 320
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 32
Median hourly rate £62.50 £33.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Mockito
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) FindBugs
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 4 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) JDBC
4 4 (30.77%) JSP
4 4 (30.77%) Servlets
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce

OOP
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 4 (30.77%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Checkstyle
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
1 4 (30.77%) FindBugs
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Mockito
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (23.08%) WPF Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 4 (30.77%) JSP
3 4 (30.77%) Servlets
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Spring Security
3 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 3 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) MVVM
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Web Application Development
6 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Perforce