The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 18 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.09% 4.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £389 £408 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
OOP
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 Knutsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 70.10% 64.79% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 34
Average daily rate £425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
3 7 (77.78%) Mac OS
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 7 (77.78%) WSDL
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) AIX
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Java EE
3 7 (77.78%) Degree

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Java EE
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) WSDL
2 7 (77.78%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) AIX
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Mac OS
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Vista
1 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
1 8 (88.89%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
2 7 (77.78%) C
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM