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 5 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 68 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 29 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 4.74% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 6.46% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £351 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1276 944 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.50% 73.29% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 541 458
Average daily rate £378 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 40
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
Bolton 0 1 £325 -
Salford -3 1 - - 1
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 53 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Scrum
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 25 (33.78%) Java
5 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 24 (32.43%) MVC
6 23 (31.08%) OOP
7 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (27.03%) HTML
9 19 (25.68%) MySQL
9 19 (25.68%) Web Services
10 18 (24.32%) .NET
10 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
11 16 (21.62%) C#
11 16 (21.62%) PHP
12 15 (20.27%) Subversion
12 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
12 15 (20.27%) Software Delivery
13 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 14 (18.92%) CSS
13 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
13 14 (18.92%) SOA
13 14 (18.92%) RESTful
14 13 (17.57%) Mercurial
14 13 (17.57%) Linux
15 12 (16.22%) Perl
15 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
15 12 (16.22%) jQuery
15 12 (16.22%) HTML5
15 12 (16.22%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 11 (14.86%) Apache
2 7 (9.46%) Zope
3 6 (8.11%) Confluence
4 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.41%) CMS
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.70%) Node.js
5 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) Magento
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 3 (4.05%) SaaS
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
1 4 (5.41%) AMQP
2 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) MySQL
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (14.86%) Hadoop
3 11 (14.86%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.16%) Big Data
5 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.76%) CouchDB
8 4 (5.41%) SimpleDB
8 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.70%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Subversion
2 13 (17.57%) Mercurial
3 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.16%) JIRA
4 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
4 9 (12.16%) JUnit
5 7 (9.46%) Gradle
6 5 (6.76%) Ant
6 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.41%) Maven
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.05%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.35%) MSTest
10 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Marketing
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (79.73%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.51%) PHP Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Perl Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Architect
9 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 19 (25.68%) Web Services
3 18 (24.32%) .NET
4 14 (18.92%) CSS
4 14 (18.92%) RESTful
5 12 (16.22%) HTML5
5 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 12 (16.22%) jQuery
6 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.16%) JSON
7 9 (12.16%) Memcached
8 8 (10.81%) Ajax
8 8 (10.81%) WCF
8 8 (10.81%) SOAP
9 7 (9.46%) XML
9 7 (9.46%) Mason
9 7 (9.46%) Django
9 7 (9.46%) Catalyst
10 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.41%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.41%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) iPhone
6 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Informatics
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Social Media
6 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.35%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) UNIX
4 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Scrum
3 30 (40.54%) TDD
4 24 (32.43%) MVC
5 23 (31.08%) OOP
6 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
8 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
8 15 (20.27%) Software Delivery
9 14 (18.92%) SOA
10 11 (14.86%) Open Source
11 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
11 9 (12.16%) BDD
12 8 (10.81%) MapReduce
12 8 (10.81%) User Stories
13 7 (9.46%) SDLC
13 7 (9.46%) Pair Programming
14 6 (8.11%) OOD
14 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.62%) C#
3 16 (21.62%) PHP
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 12 (16.22%) Perl
6 8 (10.81%) Scala
7 7 (9.46%) Groovy
7 7 (9.46%) Python
8 5 (6.76%) C++
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby
10 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.05%) C
10 3 (4.05%) PHP5
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.35%) VB6
12 1 (1.35%) Lua
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) HND
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.05%) Zend
6 3 (4.05%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) hybris
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
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