The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 12 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing OO 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.90% 6.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£310 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45 109 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 77.59% 75.69% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 20
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £270 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft