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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing OO 57 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.07% 4.01% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 5.42% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 26
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £318 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £34.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -12.17%
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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
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Altrincham - 3 £380 - 5
Bury - 3 £500 - 1
Bolton - 2 £300 -
Salford -1 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Stockport - - - - 16
Wigan - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
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North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 61 (44.53%) JavaScript
2 51 (37.23%) HTML
3 50 (36.50%) PHP
3 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (33.58%) SQL
5 43 (31.39%) Web Services
6 42 (30.66%) CSS
7 40 (29.20%) Linux
8 39 (28.47%) jQuery
9 38 (27.74%) TDD
10 37 (27.01%) .NET
11 36 (26.28%) XML
12 35 (25.55%) Subversion
13 34 (24.82%) Git (software)
14 32 (23.36%) OOP
15 31 (22.63%) LAMP
16 30 (21.90%) MVC
16 30 (21.90%) Oracle
17 29 (21.17%) Java
18 27 (19.71%) Oracle Database
19 26 (18.98%) C#
19 26 (18.98%) XSLT
20 25 (18.25%) Red Hat
21 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
21 24 (17.52%) Open Source
21 24 (17.52%) HTML5
22 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
23 20 (14.60%) XSD
24 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
24 19 (13.87%) Derivative

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (2.92%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.92%) Drupal
1 4 (2.92%) Confluence
2 3 (2.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.19%) CMS
2 3 (2.19%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) Node.js
3 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.73%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.46%) PaaS
2 2 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) Bluetooth
1 8 (5.84%) GSM
2 5 (3.65%) Internet
3 4 (2.92%) AMQP
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.71%) Oracle Database
2 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.76%) MySQL
3 12 (8.76%) Big Data
4 10 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.57%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.92%) Redis
7 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.19%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.46%) SQLite
10 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (25.55%) Subversion
2 34 (24.82%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.30%) JIRA
4 9 (6.57%) Mercurial
4 9 (6.57%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.11%) GoogleTest
6 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.92%) Ant
7 4 (2.92%) JUnit
7 4 (2.92%) Xcode
7 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.92%) Gradle
8 3 (2.19%) Grunt
8 3 (2.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (2.19%) LSMW
8 3 (2.19%) Toad
9 2 (1.46%) Lombardi
9 2 (1.46%) Hudson
9 2 (1.46%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (9.49%) Retail
2 12 (8.76%) Finance
3 4 (2.92%) Back Office
3 4 (2.92%) German Language
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Games
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (72.99%) Developer
2 40 (29.20%) PHP Developer
3 13 (9.49%) .NET Developer
4 12 (8.76%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.76%) Web Developer
4 12 (8.76%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Architect
6 9 (6.57%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Software Architect
9 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (3.65%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) Analyst
11 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.92%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (37.23%) HTML
2 43 (31.39%) Web Services
3 42 (30.66%) CSS
4 39 (28.47%) jQuery
5 37 (27.01%) .NET
6 36 (26.28%) XML
7 31 (22.63%) LAMP
8 26 (18.98%) XSLT
9 24 (17.52%) HTML5
10 20 (14.60%) XSD
11 19 (13.87%) RabbitMQ
12 17 (12.41%) CSS3
13 14 (10.22%) ASP.NET
14 13 (9.49%) JSON
14 13 (9.49%) Ajax
15 9 (6.57%) .NET Framework
16 8 (5.84%) XHTML
17 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 7 (5.11%) Software Packaging
18 6 (4.38%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Open Source
2 19 (13.87%) Derivative
3 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.65%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.92%) User Experience
5 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.19%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.19%) Animation
6 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.19%) W3C
7 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) Robotics
8 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.73%) DTV
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) UNIX
3 10 (7.30%) Windows
4 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.11%) Android
6 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.74%) TDD
3 32 (23.36%) OOP
4 30 (21.90%) MVC
5 23 (16.79%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.87%) E-Commerce
7 15 (10.95%) OO PHP
8 14 (10.22%) OOD
8 14 (10.22%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.76%) SOA
9 12 (8.76%) BDD
10 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.84%) Scrum
12 7 (5.11%) iOS Development
12 7 (5.11%) Web Development
12 7 (5.11%) Data Migration
12 7 (5.11%) Migration
13 6 (4.38%) Android Development
13 6 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (44.53%) JavaScript
2 50 (36.50%) PHP
3 46 (33.58%) SQL
4 29 (21.17%) Java
5 26 (18.98%) C#
6 16 (11.68%) C++
7 8 (5.84%) C
7 8 (5.84%) Python
7 8 (5.84%) Ruby
8 6 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.65%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.65%) VB
9 5 (3.65%) ABAP
9 5 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.92%) VB6
10 4 (2.92%) PHP5
11 3 (2.19%) Scala
11 3 (2.19%) SAPscript
11 3 (2.19%) VBScript
12 2 (1.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
1 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
1 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Oracle
2 25 (18.25%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.11%) Google
4 7 (5.11%) SAP
5 5 (3.65%) Zend
6 4 (2.92%) Adobe
6 4 (2.92%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.19%) Northgate
8 2 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.46%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.46%) Kony
9 1 (0.73%) hybris
9 1 (0.73%) Telerik
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