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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 92 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.70% 3.04% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.98% 4.08% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 24 21
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£320 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £273 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £392 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 8 £323 -7.85% 2
Oldham - 3 £338 -
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 10
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (41.35%) JavaScript
2 52 (39.10%) SQL
3 49 (36.84%) HTML
4 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (32.33%) PHP
5 43 (32.33%) CSS
6 41 (30.83%) .NET
6 41 (30.83%) jQuery
7 40 (30.08%) Web Services
8 39 (29.32%) C#
9 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 31 (23.31%) XML
10 31 (23.31%) OOP
10 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
10 31 (23.31%) TDD
11 29 (21.80%) Oracle
12 28 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (20.30%) MVC
14 26 (19.55%) Subversion
15 25 (18.80%) HTML5
15 25 (18.80%) LAMP
16 24 (18.05%) Linux
17 23 (17.29%) Java
17 23 (17.29%) Oracle Database
18 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
19 19 (14.29%) OOD
19 19 (14.29%) XSD
20 17 (12.78%) XSLT
20 17 (12.78%) Red Hat
20 17 (12.78%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.01%) Apache
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.76%) Magento
2 3 (2.26%) SAP PM
2 3 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.75%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) PaaS
1 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (17.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (8.27%) MySQL
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.55%) Subversion
3 11 (8.27%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.26%) JIRA
4 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.51%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.76%) MSTest
7 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.26%) Toad
8 3 (2.26%) LSMW
9 2 (1.50%) Xcode
10 1 (0.75%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.75%) Maven
10 1 (0.75%) Hudson
10 1 (0.75%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.75%) QUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.75%) Trac
10 1 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
1 17 (12.78%) Retail
2 7 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (2.26%) Back Office
3 3 (2.26%) German Language
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (75.19%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) PHP Developer
3 27 (20.30%) .NET Developer
4 24 (18.05%) C# Developer
5 23 (17.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Business Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.84%) HTML
2 43 (32.33%) CSS
3 41 (30.83%) .NET
3 41 (30.83%) jQuery
4 40 (30.08%) Web Services
5 31 (23.31%) XML
6 25 (18.80%) LAMP
6 25 (18.80%) HTML5
7 19 (14.29%) XSD
8 17 (12.78%) XSLT
9 16 (12.03%) XHTML
9 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET
10 15 (11.28%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (10.53%) Ajax
12 12 (9.02%) .NET Framework
12 12 (9.02%) WCF
12 12 (9.02%) CSS3
13 9 (6.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (6.77%) WPF
14 7 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Derivative
2 10 (7.52%) Open Source
2 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.52%) User Experience
3 7 (5.26%) Animation
4 5 (3.76%) IPTV
5 3 (2.26%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.26%) Telematics
5 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.26%) New Media
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.50%) RIA
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.05%) Linux
2 13 (9.77%) Windows
3 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) UNIX
4 2 (1.50%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.31%) TDD
2 31 (23.31%) OOP
3 27 (20.30%) MVC
4 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 19 (14.29%) OOD
6 16 (12.03%) OO PHP
7 15 (11.28%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.77%) Scrum
8 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.77%) UML
10 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
11 7 (5.26%) CRM
11 7 (5.26%) Migration
11 7 (5.26%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.76%) BDD
12 5 (3.76%) Workflow
12 5 (3.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.35%) JavaScript
2 52 (39.10%) SQL
3 43 (32.33%) PHP
4 39 (29.32%) C#
5 23 (17.29%) Java
6 8 (6.02%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.26%) VB
7 7 (5.26%) VB6
8 5 (3.76%) ABAP
8 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.01%) C++
10 3 (2.26%) VBScript
10 3 (2.26%) SAPscript
10 3 (2.26%) PHP5
10 3 (2.26%) Groovy
10 3 (2.26%) Scala
11 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.50%) VBA
11 2 (1.50%) Python
11 2 (1.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
1 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Oracle
2 17 (12.78%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.52%) SAP
5 5 (3.76%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) Adobe
6 4 (3.01%) Zend
7 3 (2.26%) Northgate
8 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) Telerik
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