The first table below looks at the demand for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 65 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 0.96% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.31% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 2
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£325 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £510 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 837 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.51% 73.42% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 442 470
Average daily rate £339 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £213
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 38 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
OOD
North West

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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 OOD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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 - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 2
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing 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 OOD.

1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 37 (82.22%) C#
3 32 (71.11%) OO
4 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 26 (57.78%) SQL
6 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (37.78%) WCF
8 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (28.89%) Oracle
9 13 (28.89%) XML
9 13 (28.89%) Scrum
9 13 (28.89%) TDD
10 12 (26.67%) jQuery
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (22.22%) Web Services
12 10 (22.22%) CSS
12 10 (22.22%) HTML
12 10 (22.22%) WPF
13 9 (20.00%) BDD
13 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 9 (20.00%) MVC
14 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
14 8 (17.78%) XSD
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (15.56%) RIA
15 7 (15.56%) Silverlight
15 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (15.56%) MVVM
15 7 (15.56%) User Stories

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
1 5 (11.11%) Escenic
1 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (51.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 5 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 5 (11.11%) Moq
1 5 (11.11%) ReSharper
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.11%) NUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) .NET Developer
3 21 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 20 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (17.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
7 7 (15.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Java Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Programmer
8 5 (11.11%) Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) WCF
4 13 (28.89%) XML
5 12 (26.67%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) Web Services
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 10 (22.22%) WPF
7 8 (17.78%) XSD
7 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (15.56%) Silverlight
8 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (11.11%) CSS3
9 5 (11.11%) NHibernate
9 5 (11.11%) Ajax
9 5 (11.11%) HTML5
9 5 (11.11%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) RIA
1 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.89%) Kindle
3 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) OO
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
2 13 (28.89%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) BDD
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) MVVM
4 7 (15.56%) User Stories
4 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.33%) RUP
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.11%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) OOP
6 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.22%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Scala
6 5 (11.11%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) VB6
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby
8 2 (4.44%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £291 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago