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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 64 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 43 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.37% 3.11% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 4.07% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 33
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
1481 1279 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.64% 76.54% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 689 538
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

OO
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

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford -6 8 £450 +20.00%
Altrincham - 3 £370 - 1
Stockport - 2 £363 - 6
Sale - 1 £250 -
OO
North West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 47 (50.00%) Java
4 42 (44.68%) HTML
5 36 (38.30%) XML
5 36 (38.30%) OOP
6 33 (35.11%) CSS
7 30 (31.91%) C#
7 30 (31.91%) .NET
7 30 (31.91%) TDD
8 29 (30.85%) HTML5
9 27 (28.72%) jQuery
10 26 (27.66%) C++
11 22 (23.40%) MVC
12 21 (22.34%) WCF
12 21 (22.34%) JSON
12 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
13 20 (21.28%) Scrum
14 19 (20.21%) SOAP
15 18 (19.15%) Web Services
15 18 (19.15%) .NET Framework
15 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
16 17 (18.09%) Spring
17 16 (17.02%) Degree
17 16 (17.02%) CSS3
18 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
18 15 (15.96%) Finance
19 14 (14.89%) Windows
20 13 (13.83%) J2EE
20 13 (13.83%) SQL Server

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (5.32%) Confluence
1 5 (5.32%) IIS
1 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.26%) CMS
2 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.19%) Node.js
3 3 (3.19%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) MySQL
3 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) DB2
5 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.13%) Redis
7 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Subversion
3 9 (9.57%) JIRA
4 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.38%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (4.26%) JUnit
6 4 (4.26%) Xcode
7 3 (3.19%) Grunt
8 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.13%) Maven
8 2 (2.13%) PeopleTools
8 2 (2.13%) QUnit
9 1 (1.06%) Ant
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.06%) Log4j
9 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Games
4 4 (4.26%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (79.79%) Developer
2 30 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Applications Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Android Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Scala Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Scala Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.32%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.32%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (44.68%) HTML
2 36 (38.30%) XML
3 33 (35.11%) CSS
4 30 (31.91%) .NET
5 29 (30.85%) HTML5
6 27 (28.72%) jQuery
7 21 (22.34%) JSON
7 21 (22.34%) WCF
8 19 (20.21%) SOAP
9 18 (19.15%) .NET Framework
9 18 (19.15%) Web Services
10 17 (18.09%) Spring
11 16 (17.02%) CSS3
12 13 (13.83%) J2EE
13 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET
14 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
15 10 (10.64%) Ajax
15 10 (10.64%) Java EE
15 10 (10.64%) RESTful
16 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.77%) User Experience
3 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.19%) PMI
8 2 (2.13%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 11 (11.70%) Android
3 10 (10.64%) Linux
4 9 (9.57%) AIX
5 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.38%) Mac OS
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Vista
6 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.32%) Unix
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) OOP
3 30 (31.91%) TDD
4 22 (23.40%) MVC
5 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
6 20 (21.28%) Scrum
7 15 (15.96%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.77%) OOD
8 12 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (11.70%) SOA
10 10 (10.64%) BDD
10 10 (10.64%) Use Case
11 9 (9.57%) Android Development
11 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Open Source
12 8 (8.51%) SDLC
12 8 (8.51%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.45%) Microservices
13 7 (7.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
2 47 (50.00%) Java
3 30 (31.91%) C#
4 26 (27.66%) C++
5 13 (13.83%) Objective-C
6 11 (11.70%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) PHP
8 8 (8.51%) C
9 7 (7.45%) Scala
9 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.38%) Clojure
10 6 (6.38%) Groovy
11 3 (3.19%) PeopleCode
11 3 (3.19%) Python
11 3 (3.19%) Ruby
11 3 (3.19%) SQR
12 2 (2.13%) Go
12 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) OCPJP
4 2 (2.13%) PhD
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.26%) Appcelerator
3 4 (4.26%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.19%) OpenText
4 3 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (1.06%) hybris
6 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Weaveware
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago