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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 53 60
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 1.41% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 6
Median daily rate - £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
554 794 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.07% 80.12% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 560 308
Median daily rate £415 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Neo4j
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java