The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 53 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.29% 3.25% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 4.42% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £314 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
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As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.06% 73.57% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 443 470
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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North West

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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.

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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 31 July 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.

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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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 9 £325 +0.77% 3
Stockport - 1 £290 - 7
Bolton - 1 - -
Cheadle - - - - 2
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 2
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (50.93%) .NET
2 47 (43.52%) C#
3 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 41 (37.96%) SQL
5 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 36 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (32.41%) Web Services
8 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
9 32 (29.63%) OOD
10 30 (27.78%) HTML
11 28 (25.93%) CSS
12 26 (24.07%) TDD
13 25 (23.15%) MVC
14 24 (22.22%) WCF
15 23 (21.30%) jQuery
15 23 (21.30%) Java
16 19 (17.59%) Scrum
17 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 18 (16.67%) OOP
18 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (14.81%) Finance
19 16 (14.81%) WPF
19 16 (14.81%) HTML5
20 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
20 15 (13.89%) Oracle
21 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
21 13 (12.04%) Enterprise Software
21 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
21 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2000
22 12 (11.11%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.63%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.78%) Magento
2 3 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.78%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.70%) MySQL
7 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.48%) MSTest
3 5 (4.63%) Moq
3 5 (4.63%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.63%) NUnit
3 5 (4.63%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.78%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 16 (14.81%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (81.48%) Developer
2 42 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 29 (26.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.19%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Analyst
9 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) Business Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.48%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (6.48%) Business Systems Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.93%) .NET
2 35 (32.41%) Web Services
3 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 30 (27.78%) HTML
5 28 (25.93%) CSS
6 24 (22.22%) WCF
7 23 (21.30%) jQuery
8 16 (14.81%) WPF
8 16 (14.81%) HTML5
9 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (10.19%) XML
12 10 (9.26%) XHTML
13 9 (8.33%) WinForms
13 9 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (7.41%) XSD
14 8 (7.41%) LINQ
15 7 (6.48%) Silverlight
15 7 (6.48%) Ajax
15 7 (6.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.48%) RIA
3 5 (4.63%) IPTV
3 5 (4.63%) Animation
4 4 (3.70%) Kindle
5 3 (2.78%) New Media
5 3 (2.78%) Telematics
5 3 (2.78%) Replication
6 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) OOD
2 26 (24.07%) TDD
3 25 (23.15%) MVC
4 19 (17.59%) Scrum
5 18 (16.67%) OOP
6 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (12.04%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.26%) UML
8 10 (9.26%) CRM
9 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.48%) Business Analysis
10 7 (6.48%) MVVM
10 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.48%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.48%) User Stories
11 6 (5.56%) BDD
12 5 (4.63%) OO PHP
13 4 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
13 4 (3.70%) Software Testing
14 3 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) C#
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.30%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) PHP
6 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.70%) VB
8 4 (3.70%) VB6
9 3 (2.78%) Groovy
9 3 (2.78%) ABAP
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) C
10 2 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Delphi
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) PHP5
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Oracle
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) SAP
3 7 (6.48%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
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