The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing OO 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -9.35%
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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
131 181 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.37% 87.44% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 62 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +0.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.60 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing OO 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 OO.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) Kony
4 2 (40.00%) Worklight
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (40.00%) SQLite
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (20.00%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CakePHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Worklight
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Android NDK
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Kony
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator
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