The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 71 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 1.16% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.61% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 1
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£323 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.06% -
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
970 871 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.22% 72.22% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 464 472
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 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 27 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
Salford - 7 £325 - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) C#
3 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
4 20 (64.52%) OO
5 18 (58.06%) SQL
6 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) XML
10 9 (29.03%) WCF
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
11 8 (25.81%) Scrum
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 8 (25.81%) HTML
12 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
13 6 (19.35%) MVC
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) BDD
14 5 (16.13%) Escenic
14 5 (16.13%) CSS3
14 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
14 5 (16.13%) Big Data
14 5 (16.13%) WPF
14 5 (16.13%) QA
14 5 (16.13%) Scala
14 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
14 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (16.13%) WebLogic
1 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
1 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
1 5 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (16.13%) CMS
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
1 5 (16.13%) Escenic
1 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (51.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
1 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.45%) Moq
1 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) .NET Developer
3 16 (51.61%) C# Developer
4 15 (48.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (29.03%) Senior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Programmer
6 5 (16.13%) Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Java Programmer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Java Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) XML
3 9 (29.03%) WCF
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Struts
6 5 (16.13%) EJB
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) Java RMI
6 5 (16.13%) LAMP
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) Spring
6 5 (16.13%) JSF
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
6 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) RIA
1 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) OO
2 8 (25.81%) Scrum
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) UML
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (16.13%) RUP
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) MVVM
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.90%) VB
5 4 (12.90%) VB6
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) JBoss
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft