The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 103 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.056% 0.071% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.092% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
OOA/OOD
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
1470 1089 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.21% 76.85% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 661 486
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Manchester region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Manchester region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 4 (57.14%) JBoss
4 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JDBC
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) UML
5 3 (42.86%) DB2
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) EJB
5 3 (42.86%) Struts
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) DHTML
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) Log4j

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
1 2 (28.57%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Log4j
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) JDBC
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) DHTML
4 3 (42.86%) EJB
4 3 (42.86%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) JSP
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Struts
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) BPEL
3 3 (42.86%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Master Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle