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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 41 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.92% 4.50% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 6.08% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 30
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£403 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Bury - 2 £500 -
Salford -1 1 £425 +13.33%
Altrincham - 1 £380 - 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - - 2
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 57 (43.18%) JavaScript
2 52 (39.39%) .NET
3 49 (37.12%) SQL
3 49 (37.12%) HTML
4 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (31.82%) Web Services
6 41 (31.06%) CSS
6 41 (31.06%) PHP
7 40 (30.30%) C#
8 39 (29.55%) SQL Server
8 39 (29.55%) jQuery
9 36 (27.27%) TDD
10 33 (25.00%) XML
11 31 (23.48%) MVC
11 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
12 29 (21.97%) Subversion
13 28 (21.21%) Linux
14 27 (20.45%) HTML5
15 26 (19.70%) OOP
15 26 (19.70%) LAMP
16 25 (18.94%) Oracle
16 25 (18.94%) Java
17 23 (17.42%) XSLT
17 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
18 21 (15.91%) OOD
18 21 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
20 19 (14.39%) Open Source
20 19 (14.39%) CSS3
21 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.52%) Drupal
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.76%) JBoss
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) IaaS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
3 21 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (7.58%) Big Data
5 9 (6.82%) MySQL
6 8 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.03%) Redis
9 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.27%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 29 (21.97%) Subversion
3 15 (11.36%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.82%) JIRA
5 8 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.06%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.79%) MSTest
7 4 (3.03%) Xcode
8 3 (2.27%) LSMW
8 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.27%) Toad
8 3 (2.27%) Grunt
8 3 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.52%) Gradle
9 2 (1.52%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.52%) Ant
9 2 (1.52%) JUnit
9 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.52%) Hudson
10 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 16 (12.12%) Retail
2 9 (6.82%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Back Office
3 4 (3.03%) German Language
4 3 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (75.00%) Developer
2 33 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 25 (18.94%) .NET Developer
4 18 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 17 (12.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Architect
8 9 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Software Architect
10 7 (5.30%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Analyst
12 5 (3.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 4 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.39%) .NET
2 49 (37.12%) HTML
3 42 (31.82%) Web Services
4 41 (31.06%) CSS
5 39 (29.55%) jQuery
6 33 (25.00%) XML
7 27 (20.45%) HTML5
8 26 (19.70%) LAMP
9 23 (17.42%) XSLT
10 19 (14.39%) CSS3
11 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 17 (12.88%) XSD
13 16 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (11.36%) Ajax
15 14 (10.61%) .NET Framework
16 11 (8.33%) JSON
17 10 (7.58%) XHTML
17 10 (7.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 9 (6.82%) WCF
18 9 (6.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Open Source
2 16 (12.12%) Derivative
3 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.30%) User Experience
4 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.03%) Animation
6 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.27%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.27%) W3C
6 3 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) IPTV
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) Linux
2 12 (9.09%) Windows
3 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.30%) Android
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.27%) UNIX
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) TDD
3 31 (23.48%) MVC
4 26 (19.70%) OOP
5 21 (15.91%) OOD
6 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.12%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.61%) OO PHP
8 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.85%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.58%) SOA
11 9 (6.82%) BDD
12 8 (6.06%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.06%) Scrum
13 7 (5.30%) Migration
13 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.30%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.30%) iOS Development
14 6 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.18%) JavaScript
2 49 (37.12%) SQL
3 41 (31.06%) PHP
4 40 (30.30%) C#
5 25 (18.94%) Java
6 8 (6.06%) Ruby
6 8 (6.06%) C++
6 8 (6.06%) VB
6 8 (6.06%) Python
7 7 (5.30%) VB6
8 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.79%) ABAP
8 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.27%) Scala
9 3 (2.27%) PHP5
9 3 (2.27%) VBScript
9 3 (2.27%) SAPscript
10 2 (1.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle
2 20 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 17 (12.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.30%) SAP
5 4 (3.03%) Adobe
5 4 (3.03%) Zend
6 3 (2.27%) Northgate
7 2 (1.52%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.52%) Kony
7 2 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.76%) Telerik
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