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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 5 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing OO 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 17.20% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.62% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.09 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.67% +14.89%

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
65 108 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 69.89% 85.04% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 80
Median daily rate £430 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £242 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Median hourly rate £32.56 £25.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.84 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Chester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Java
3 16 (69.57%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) J2EE
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
6 8 (34.78%) Python
6 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
7 7 (30.43%) Microservices
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) OOP
8 6 (26.09%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) JSON
9 5 (21.74%) Derivative
9 5 (21.74%) RESTful
9 5 (21.74%) OTC Derivatives
9 5 (21.74%) DevOps
9 5 (21.74%) Node.js
9 5 (21.74%) High Availability
10 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) Back Office
10 4 (17.39%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
11 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering

OO
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 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Back Office
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Java Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Java Technical Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Technical Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Lead Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) J2EE
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
7 2 (8.70%) JSTL
7 2 (8.70%) REST
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Struts
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) MvvmCross
8 1 (4.35%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Derivative
1 5 (21.74%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Microservices
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) High Availability
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) RAD
8 2 (8.70%) RUP
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) UML
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin