The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 39 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 54 33 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.82% 3.42% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.33% 4.87% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 29
Average daily rate £350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
North West

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 8 £325 - 3
Bolton - 5 £375 - 3
Salford -3 2 £375 +11.52% 2
Stockport - 1 - - 9
Wigan - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
OO
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
2 37 (36.63%) .NET
3 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 32 (31.68%) TDD
5 30 (29.70%) HTML
5 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET
6 29 (28.71%) CSS
7 26 (25.74%) C#
8 25 (24.75%) Java
8 25 (24.75%) Web Services
8 25 (24.75%) OOD
9 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
10 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (20.79%) PHP
11 21 (20.79%) XML
12 20 (19.80%) jQuery
13 19 (18.81%) OOP
14 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
14 18 (17.82%) WCF
15 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (16.83%) Oracle
16 15 (14.85%) Subversion
16 15 (14.85%) Ruby
17 14 (13.86%) Finance
17 14 (13.86%) MVC
17 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio
17 14 (13.86%) XSD
17 14 (13.86%) Enterprise Software
18 13 (12.87%) Retail
19 12 (11.88%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (1.98%) Node.js
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.99%) WordPress
2 1 (0.99%) Moodle
2 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.99%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.98%) SAP PM
2 2 (1.98%) Magento
3 1 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) CTI
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.90%) MySQL
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Subversion
2 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.95%) ReSharper
4 5 (4.95%) RSpec
4 5 (4.95%) Moq
4 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.95%) NUnit
5 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) MSTest
5 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.99%) Grunt
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.99%) PhoneGap
7 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.99%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 29 (28.71%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Software Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
6 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.91%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (7.92%) PHP Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 7 (6.93%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Programmer
11 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.94%) Analyst
11 6 (5.94%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (5.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) .NET
2 30 (29.70%) HTML
2 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.71%) CSS
4 25 (24.75%) Web Services
5 21 (20.79%) XML
6 20 (19.80%) jQuery
7 18 (17.82%) WCF
8 14 (13.86%) XSD
9 11 (10.89%) WPF
10 9 (8.91%) HTML5
10 9 (8.91%) XSLT
10 9 (8.91%) Spring
10 9 (8.91%) Ajax
10 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
11 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (6.93%) Silverlight
12 7 (6.93%) CSS3
12 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (5.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.93%) RIA
2 7 (6.93%) Derivative
3 5 (4.95%) Open Source
4 4 (3.96%) Kindle
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.99%) iDTV
6 1 (0.99%) BBC
6 1 (0.99%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Linux
2 7 (6.93%) CentOS
3 6 (5.94%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) TDD
2 25 (24.75%) OOD
3 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) OOP
5 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.86%) MVC
7 12 (11.88%) Scrum
7 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
7 12 (11.88%) BDD
8 8 (7.92%) UML
8 8 (7.92%) MVVM
9 7 (6.93%) User Stories
9 7 (6.93%) Project Management
10 5 (4.95%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.96%) Web Development
11 4 (3.96%) CRM
11 4 (3.96%) Information Architecture
11 4 (3.96%) User Experience Design
11 4 (3.96%) OO PHP
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) JavaScript
2 36 (35.64%) SQL
3 26 (25.74%) C#
4 25 (24.75%) Java
5 21 (20.79%) PHP
6 15 (14.85%) Ruby
7 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.96%) ABAP
10 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.97%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.98%) Groovy
12 1 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.99%) Delphi
12 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) HL7
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) SAP
5 5 (4.95%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) Zend
7 2 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.99%) Twitter
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago