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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 64 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.87% 4.29% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.89% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.52% +12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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
1229 934 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.80% 71.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 483 336
Average daily rate £380 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 38
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £22.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -26.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +1 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Salford +2 3 £375 +15.38% 1
Altrincham -1 2 £380 +16.92% 1
Bury - 2 £500 - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 6
Wigan - - - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 36 (35.29%) HTML
4 33 (32.35%) .NET
5 32 (31.37%) Java
6 31 (30.39%) Web Services
6 31 (30.39%) TDD
7 30 (29.41%) Linux
8 29 (28.43%) MVC
8 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
9 28 (27.45%) CSS
10 24 (23.53%) C#
11 23 (22.55%) PHP
11 23 (22.55%) SQL
11 23 (22.55%) OOP
12 22 (21.57%) jQuery
13 18 (17.65%) JSON
13 18 (17.65%) Oracle
13 18 (17.65%) Scrum
14 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 17 (16.67%) HTML5
15 16 (15.69%) Open Source
15 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 16 (15.69%) XML
15 16 (15.69%) Windows
16 15 (14.71%) Hadoop
17 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
17 14 (13.73%) Subversion
17 14 (13.73%) C++
17 14 (13.73%) Big Data

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (8.82%) Confluence
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
2 7 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.92%) Node.js
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.94%) CMS
4 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.96%) Drupal
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.98%) Zope
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Doxygen
2 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Bluetooth
1 8 (7.84%) GSM
1 8 (7.84%) Internet
2 7 (6.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) Hadoop
3 14 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 14 (13.73%) Big Data
3 14 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 12 (11.76%) MySQL
5 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.92%) Redis
6 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.94%) Couchbase
7 3 (2.94%) SQLite
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.96%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.98%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Subversion
2 13 (12.75%) Eclipse
3 12 (11.76%) JUnit
3 12 (11.76%) JIRA
4 10 (9.80%) Gradle
5 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.86%) Ant
6 7 (6.86%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.86%) Mercurial
6 7 (6.86%) GoogleTest
6 7 (6.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.92%) Maven
8 3 (2.94%) Xcode
8 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.94%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (1.96%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.96%) Grunt
9 2 (1.96%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
4 3 (2.94%) Electronics
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) German Language
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (76.47%) Developer
2 17 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 11 (10.78%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Architect
5 10 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Software Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.90%) PHP Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) iOS Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Hybris Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) HTML
2 33 (32.35%) .NET
3 31 (30.39%) Web Services
4 28 (27.45%) CSS
5 22 (21.57%) jQuery
6 18 (17.65%) JSON
7 17 (16.67%) HTML5
8 16 (15.69%) ASP.NET
8 16 (15.69%) XML
9 12 (11.76%) CSS3
9 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 11 (10.78%) .NET Framework
11 10 (9.80%) LAMP
11 10 (9.80%) XSLT
12 9 (8.82%) Ajax
13 8 (7.84%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (6.86%) Java EE
14 7 (6.86%) Software Packaging
14 7 (6.86%) JMS
14 7 (6.86%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Open Source
2 11 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.90%) Raspberry Pi
4 5 (4.90%) BeagleBone
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
4 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.94%) DTV
5 3 (2.94%) Derivative
5 3 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.96%) W3C
6 2 (1.96%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Robotics
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Linux
2 16 (15.69%) Windows
3 12 (11.76%) UNIX
4 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.90%) Android
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.39%) TDD
3 29 (28.43%) Software Engineering
3 29 (28.43%) MVC
4 23 (22.55%) OOP
5 18 (17.65%) Scrum
6 13 (12.75%) BDD
7 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.80%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.80%) OOD
8 10 (9.80%) SOA
9 8 (7.84%) Web Development
9 8 (7.84%) MapReduce
10 7 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (6.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (6.86%) User Stories
10 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.86%) Software Delivery
10 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 32 (31.37%) Java
3 24 (23.53%) C#
4 23 (22.55%) PHP
4 23 (22.55%) SQL
5 14 (13.73%) C++
6 10 (9.80%) Python
7 8 (7.84%) C
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 5 (4.90%) Perl
10 4 (3.92%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.94%) PHP5
11 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.96%) VB
13 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.98%) Delphi
13 1 (0.98%) Scala
13 1 (0.98%) VB6
13 1 (0.98%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) DV Cleared
1 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) Puppet
2 7 (6.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.86%) Google
4 7 (6.86%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.92%) HP
6 3 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.94%) hybris
6 3 (2.94%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.94%) Kony
7 2 (1.96%) Zend
8 1 (0.98%) IBM
8 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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