The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 42 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 78 40 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.61% 3.43% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.56% 4.65% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 27 23
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£315 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1032 861 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.19% 73.78% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 439 419
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £325 - 2
Bury - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Stockport - - - - 9
Wigan - - - - 1
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 52 (40.00%) HTML
3 46 (35.38%) SQL
3 46 (35.38%) CSS
3 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (34.62%) PHP
5 42 (32.31%) .NET
5 42 (32.31%) jQuery
6 39 (30.00%) Web Services
7 38 (29.23%) C#
8 36 (27.69%) SQL Server
9 32 (24.62%) TDD
9 32 (24.62%) Git (software)
10 30 (23.08%) XML
11 28 (21.54%) OOP
12 27 (20.77%) MVC
12 27 (20.77%) Subversion
13 26 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (20.00%) HTML5
13 26 (20.00%) LAMP
14 25 (19.23%) Linux
15 24 (18.46%) Oracle
16 22 (16.92%) E-Commerce
17 21 (16.15%) Java
17 21 (16.15%) Oracle Database
18 19 (14.62%) OOD
19 18 (13.85%) Red Hat
19 18 (13.85%) XSLT
20 17 (13.08%) XSD
20 17 (13.08%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.08%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.54%) Drupal
5 1 (0.77%) WordPress
5 1 (0.77%) Node.js
5 1 (0.77%) JBoss
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.08%) Magento
3 1 (0.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.77%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.77%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
1 1 (0.77%) PaaS
1 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.15%) Oracle Database
4 13 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (9.23%) MySQL
6 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) SQLite
9 1 (0.77%) Big Data
9 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.77%) Subversion
3 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.38%) JIRA
4 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.62%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.85%) MSTest
7 4 (3.08%) Xcode
8 3 (2.31%) LSMW
8 3 (2.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.31%) Toad
9 2 (1.54%) Grunt
9 2 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.77%) Trac
10 1 (0.77%) QUnit
10 1 (0.77%) Hudson
10 1 (0.77%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.77%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (13.08%) Retail
2 13 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Games
4 4 (3.08%) German Language
5 3 (2.31%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 99 (76.15%) Developer
2 36 (27.69%) PHP Developer
3 26 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 22 (16.92%) C# Developer
5 21 (16.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.77%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (6.92%) Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.85%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 5 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.00%) HTML
2 46 (35.38%) CSS
3 42 (32.31%) .NET
3 42 (32.31%) jQuery
4 39 (30.00%) Web Services
5 30 (23.08%) XML
6 26 (20.00%) LAMP
6 26 (20.00%) HTML5
7 18 (13.85%) XSLT
8 17 (13.08%) XSD
9 16 (12.31%) XHTML
10 15 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (10.77%) CSS3
11 14 (10.77%) ASP.NET
11 14 (10.77%) Ajax
11 14 (10.77%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.92%) WCF
12 9 (6.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Derivative
2 12 (9.23%) Open Source
3 10 (7.69%) User Experience
4 7 (5.38%) Animation
5 5 (3.85%) IPTV
5 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.31%) Data Extraction
7 3 (2.31%) Telematics
7 3 (2.31%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.31%) New Media
7 3 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.77%) Social Media
9 1 (0.77%) W3C
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.23%) Linux
2 12 (9.23%) Windows
3 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (1.54%) UNIX
5 2 (1.54%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.62%) TDD
3 28 (21.54%) OOP
4 27 (20.77%) MVC
5 22 (16.92%) E-Commerce
6 19 (14.62%) OOD
7 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 15 (11.54%) OO PHP
8 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.23%) Scrum
10 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.92%) UML
12 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
13 7 (5.38%) CRM
13 7 (5.38%) Migration
13 7 (5.38%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.38%) Data Migration
14 5 (3.85%) iOS Development
14 5 (3.85%) Workflow
14 5 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 60 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.38%) SQL
3 45 (34.62%) PHP
4 38 (29.23%) C#
5 21 (16.15%) Java
6 7 (5.38%) VB
6 7 (5.38%) VB6
7 5 (3.85%) ABAP
7 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.08%) C++
9 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.31%) VBScript
9 3 (2.31%) Python
9 3 (2.31%) SAPscript
9 3 (2.31%) Scala
9 3 (2.31%) PHP5
10 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 2 (1.54%) VBA
10 2 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.54%) Degree
1 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (18.46%) Oracle
2 18 (13.85%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.38%) SAP
5 4 (3.08%) Adobe
5 4 (3.08%) Zend
6 3 (2.31%) Northgate
7 2 (1.54%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.54%) Kony
8 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.77%) Telerik
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