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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 38 73 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 5.53% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 7.23% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £273 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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
1456 1010 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.28% 76.52% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 604 469
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Salford -1 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £320 - 8
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Scrum
3 32 (42.11%) TDD
4 26 (34.21%) Java
4 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (31.58%) OOP
7 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
8 21 (27.63%) Mentoring
8 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
8 21 (27.63%) SOA
8 21 (27.63%) MVC
9 19 (25.00%) HTML
9 19 (25.00%) RESTful
10 18 (23.68%) .NET
11 17 (22.37%) C#
11 17 (22.37%) Web Services
11 17 (22.37%) Subversion
11 17 (22.37%) Mercurial
12 16 (21.05%) SOAP
12 16 (21.05%) SQL
13 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (19.74%) Open Source
14 14 (18.42%) Scala
14 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
14 14 (18.42%) MySQL
14 14 (18.42%) PHP
15 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
15 13 (17.11%) CSS
15 13 (17.11%) Groovy

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 6 (7.89%) Zope
3 4 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
4 2 (2.63%) Node.js
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (1.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Magento
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
1 2 (2.63%) AMQP
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) MySQL
3 10 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.16%) Big Data
4 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.26%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.95%) SimpleDB
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.37%) Mercurial
2 17 (22.37%) Subversion
3 5 (6.58%) JUnit
3 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.58%) Gradle
4 4 (5.26%) Maven
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.95%) Ant
5 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.21%) PHP Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Perl Developer
9 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Architect
9 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Software Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Magento Developer
11 3 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) HTML
1 19 (25.00%) RESTful
2 18 (23.68%) .NET
3 17 (22.37%) Web Services
4 16 (21.05%) SOAP
5 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 13 (17.11%) CSS
7 12 (15.79%) HTML5
7 12 (15.79%) jQuery
8 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.84%) WCF
10 8 (10.53%) Memcached
10 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.21%) JSON
12 6 (7.89%) Mason
12 6 (7.89%) Django
12 6 (7.89%) REST
12 6 (7.89%) CSS3
12 6 (7.89%) Ajax
12 6 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.95%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) DTV
4 1 (1.32%) Informatics
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) iPhone
4 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.32%) Social Media
4 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Scrum
3 32 (42.11%) TDD
4 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (31.58%) OOP
6 22 (28.95%) Software Delivery
7 21 (27.63%) Mentoring
7 21 (27.63%) MVC
7 21 (27.63%) SOA
8 15 (19.74%) Open Source
9 13 (17.11%) Pair Programming
10 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.84%) BDD
11 9 (11.84%) User Stories
12 8 (10.53%) OOD
13 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
14 6 (7.89%) Unit Testing
15 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.58%) MapReduce
16 4 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) Java
1 26 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.37%) C#
3 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 14 (18.42%) PHP
4 14 (18.42%) Scala
5 13 (17.11%) Groovy
6 10 (13.16%) Perl
7 6 (7.89%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) Ruby
8 5 (6.58%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) VBA
9 3 (3.95%) PHP5
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.32%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
1 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.95%) Zend
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
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