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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 78 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 30 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 3.12% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 3.80% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 2
Median daily rate £344 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
742 789 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.91% 82.10% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 480 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £18.48 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+238.29% -47.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 OOP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Chester -5 1 £388 +10.71% 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (57.14%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Mockito
4 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (35.71%) FindBugs
4 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) SonarQube
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 5 (35.71%) JDBC
4 5 (35.71%) JSP
4 5 (35.71%) Servlets
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Perforce

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 5 (35.71%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Checkstyle
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) FindBugs
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Mockito
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
1 5 (35.71%) SonarQube
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WPF Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
3 5 (35.71%) JDBC
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
3 5 (35.71%) Servlets
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Spring Security
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (28.57%) Web Application Development
5 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (21.43%) MVVM
6 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
6 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Perforce