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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 87 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +14
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 1.51% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £458 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
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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
1110 889 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.75% 70.84% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 447 352
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 41
Average hourly rate £16.29 £17.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.69 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (38.46%) XSLT
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Node.js
6 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Android Development
7 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (15.38%) C++
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Software Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Worklight
5 1 (7.69%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) AOP
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) Kony