The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.49% 3.78% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 4.33% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £453 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -4.96%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 208 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.60% 87.39% 87.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 137 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 20
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for OO.

1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Java Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared