The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 54 69 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Contract jobs citing OO 52 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.80% 2.00% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.52% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 57
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £308 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +12.81%
OO
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
1506 1471 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 79.47% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 897 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OO
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

OO
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 August 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -2 6 £310 -3.12%
Salford -9 1 £348 -
Altrincham - 1 £370 - 2
Bolton - 1 £263 - 6
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OO.

1 78 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 48 (53.33%) Java
3 48 (53.33%) TDD
4 47 (52.22%) HTML
5 46 (51.11%) Scrum
6 45 (50.00%) CSS
7 41 (45.56%) HTML5
8 36 (40.00%) CSS3
9 35 (38.89%) OOP
10 34 (37.78%) Spring
11 31 (34.44%) Hibernate
12 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
13 25 (27.78%) GitHub
14 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
15 23 (25.56%) Microservices
16 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (24.44%) RESTful
16 22 (24.44%) Open Source
17 21 (23.33%) Scala
17 21 (23.33%) Pair Programming
18 20 (22.22%) SOA
18 20 (22.22%) Software Delivery
18 20 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
19 19 (21.11%) Mercurial
19 19 (21.11%) Clojure
19 19 (21.11%) Groovy
20 18 (20.00%) OOD
21 17 (18.89%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.56%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
1 1 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.78%) GitHub
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) AMQP
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.11%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.11%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.11%) Mercurial
3 8 (8.89%) JIRA
3 8 (8.89%) Maven
4 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.78%) Subversion
5 6 (6.67%) JUnit
6 5 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.56%) QUnit
7 3 (3.33%) Grunt
7 3 (3.33%) JsTestDriver
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.22%) Gradle
8 2 (2.22%) NUnit
8 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.11%) gulp
9 1 (1.11%) Mockito
9 1 (1.11%) PhpStorm
9 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Local Government
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 36 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (21.11%) Java Scala Developer
4 19 (21.11%) Scala Developer
4 19 (21.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 19 (21.11%) Senior Scala Developer
5 11 (12.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Android Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (7.78%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.22%) HTML
2 45 (50.00%) CSS
3 41 (45.56%) HTML5
4 36 (40.00%) CSS3
5 34 (37.78%) Spring
6 31 (34.44%) Hibernate
7 22 (24.44%) RESTful
8 14 (15.56%) .NET
8 14 (15.56%) jQuery
9 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 12 (13.33%) REST
10 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.11%) SOAP
12 9 (10.00%) WCF
13 8 (8.89%) Node.js
14 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (7.78%) Web Services
14 7 (7.78%) XML
15 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 6 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (18.89%) User Experience
3 9 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.33%) Animation
7 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.22%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Android
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 7 (7.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.33%) TDD
3 46 (51.11%) Scrum
4 35 (38.89%) OOP
5 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 23 (25.56%) Microservices
7 22 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (24.44%) Open Source
8 21 (23.33%) Pair Programming
9 20 (22.22%) SOA
9 20 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 18 (20.00%) OOD
11 16 (17.78%) BDD
12 15 (16.67%) MVC
13 12 (13.33%) Android Development
14 11 (12.22%) Front End Development
14 11 (12.22%) Web Development
15 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
16 8 (8.89%) Mobile Development
17 7 (7.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 48 (53.33%) Java
3 21 (23.33%) Scala
4 19 (21.11%) Clojure
4 19 (21.11%) Groovy
5 16 (17.78%) C#
6 14 (15.56%) SQL
7 7 (7.78%) C++
8 6 (6.67%) PHP
9 5 (5.56%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.33%) Python
10 3 (3.33%) Ruby
11 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.11%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.11%) Go
12 1 (1.11%) Lua
12 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.22%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) hybris
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.11%) SAP