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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 54 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.93% 3.31% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 4.78% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 29
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +11.67%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
975 670 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.01% 69.29% 65.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 328 428
Average daily rate £365 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 48
Average hourly rate £16.63 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.90 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.31 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
OO
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.

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 8 £325 -
Bolton - 5 £375 - 1
Salford -1 2 £375 +11.52% 2
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Wigan - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 36 (36.36%) SQL
2 36 (36.36%) .NET
3 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 30 (30.30%) TDD
4 29 (29.29%) HTML
5 28 (28.28%) CSS
6 25 (25.25%) Java
6 25 (25.25%) C#
7 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 24 (24.24%) Web Services
8 23 (23.23%) OOD
9 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (21.21%) XML
10 21 (21.21%) PHP
11 20 (20.20%) OOP
11 20 (20.20%) jQuery
12 18 (18.18%) Oracle
12 18 (18.18%) WCF
13 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
13 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (15.15%) Subversion
14 15 (15.15%) Finance
15 14 (14.14%) MVC
15 14 (14.14%) Ruby
15 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
15 14 (14.14%) XSD
16 12 (12.12%) Scrum
16 12 (12.12%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.02%) Node.js
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
2 1 (1.01%) Apache
2 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) WordPress
2 1 (1.01%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.03%) SAP PM
2 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.02%) Magento
4 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) CTI
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.10%) MySQL
4 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Subversion
2 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.05%) ReSharper
4 5 (5.05%) Moq
4 5 (5.05%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.05%) RSpec
4 5 (5.05%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
5 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.03%) MSTest
7 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.01%) JIRA
8 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.01%) Grunt
8 1 (1.01%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (15.15%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (85.86%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 10 (10.10%) C# Developer
7 10 (10.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (8.08%) PHP Developer
10 7 (7.07%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (6.06%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) .NET
2 30 (30.30%) ASP.NET
3 29 (29.29%) HTML
4 28 (28.28%) CSS
5 24 (24.24%) Web Services
6 21 (21.21%) XML
7 20 (20.20%) jQuery
8 18 (18.18%) WCF
9 14 (14.14%) XSD
10 10 (10.10%) WPF
11 9 (9.09%) Spring
11 9 (9.09%) Ajax
11 9 (9.09%) XSLT
11 9 (9.09%) HTML5
12 8 (8.08%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.07%) Silverlight
13 7 (7.07%) CSS3
14 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.07%) Derivative
2 7 (7.07%) RIA
3 5 (5.05%) Open Source
4 4 (4.04%) Kindle
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
5 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.01%) iDTV
6 1 (1.01%) BBC
6 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) CentOS
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) TDD
2 23 (23.23%) OOD
3 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (20.20%) OOP
5 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.14%) MVC
7 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.12%) Scrum
8 11 (11.11%) BDD
9 8 (8.08%) MVVM
9 8 (8.08%) UML
10 7 (7.07%) Project Management
10 7 (7.07%) User Stories
11 5 (5.05%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.04%) User Experience Design
12 4 (4.04%) Information Architecture
12 4 (4.04%) CRM
12 4 (4.04%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (4.04%) OO PHP
13 3 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) JavaScript
2 36 (36.36%) SQL
3 25 (25.25%) C#
3 25 (25.25%) Java
4 21 (21.21%) PHP
5 14 (14.14%) Ruby
6 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.07%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.04%) ABAP
9 3 (3.03%) Groovy
9 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.01%) C
10 1 (1.01%) Delphi
10 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) HL7
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.07%) SAP
5 6 (6.06%) JBoss
6 3 (3.03%) Zend
7 2 (2.02%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.01%) Twitter
8 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.01%) Adobe
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