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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 62 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.87% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.22% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£331 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+34.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
853 740 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.35% 71.84% 66.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 397 437
Average daily rate £345 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £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 28 34 44
Average hourly rate £19.63 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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 10 July 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 10 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
Bolton - 2 - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - -
OOD
North West

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) C#
3 28 (68.29%) OO
4 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
5 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
6 21 (51.22%) SQL
7 18 (43.90%) WCF
7 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
9 14 (34.15%) TDD
9 14 (34.15%) Scrum
10 13 (31.71%) Oracle
10 13 (31.71%) XML
11 12 (29.27%) jQuery
12 11 (26.83%) WPF
12 11 (26.83%) CSS
12 11 (26.83%) HTML
13 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
13 10 (24.39%) Web Services
14 9 (21.95%) MVC
14 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
14 9 (21.95%) BDD
15 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
15 8 (19.51%) XSD
16 7 (17.07%) RUP
16 7 (17.07%) RIA
16 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
16 7 (17.07%) MVVM
16 7 (17.07%) User Stories

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (12.20%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
1 5 (12.20%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (12.20%) CMS
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.20%) Escenic
1 5 (12.20%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.20%) Big Data
4 5 (12.20%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.20%) NUnit
1 5 (12.20%) ReSharper
1 5 (12.20%) Moq
1 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 27 (65.85%) .NET Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
4 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.07%) .NET Web Developer
6 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
6 7 (17.07%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Java Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Programmer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
2 23 (56.10%) ASP.NET
3 18 (43.90%) WCF
4 13 (31.71%) XML
5 12 (29.27%) jQuery
6 11 (26.83%) WPF
6 11 (26.83%) CSS
6 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) Web Services
8 8 (19.51%) XSD
8 8 (19.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.07%) Silverlight
10 5 (12.20%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (12.20%) CSS3
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (12.20%) HTML5
10 5 (12.20%) NHibernate
10 5 (12.20%) Java RMI
10 5 (12.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) RIA
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Kindle
3 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) OO
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
2 14 (34.15%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) BDD
4 7 (17.07%) User Stories
4 7 (17.07%) MVVM
4 7 (17.07%) RUP
5 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) CRM
6 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.20%) UML
6 5 (12.20%) OOP
6 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.88%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) PL/SQL
5 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.20%) Java
6 5 (12.20%) Scala
7 4 (9.76%) VB
7 4 (9.76%) VB6
8 3 (7.32%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £292 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago