The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 81 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
861 840 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.44% 73.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 450 459
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOA/OOD
North West

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
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 OOA/OOD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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 - - - -
Stockport - - - -
OOA/OOD
North West

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) UML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) JBoss
3 6 (75.00%) EJB
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSF
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) CMS
4 5 (62.50%) LAMP
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) RUP
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
4 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
4 5 (62.50%) OOD

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (62.50%) MQSeries
1 5 (62.50%) CMS
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 5 (62.50%) Escenic
1 5 (62.50%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Programmer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Java Programmer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (62.50%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (62.50%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) EJB
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Struts
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Java RMI
4 5 (62.50%) LAMP
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSF
4 5 (62.50%) Ajax
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) RUP
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) Test-First Development
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft