The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 74 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 1.29% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.69% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
Median daily rate £481 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.50% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £289 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%
OOP
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
1478 1244 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 76.60% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 759 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +1 11 £420 +44.82%
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OOP.

1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 36 (58.06%) OO
4 35 (56.45%) Scrum
5 34 (54.84%) TDD
6 32 (51.61%) Git (software)
7 31 (50.00%) CSS
8 30 (48.39%) HTML
9 27 (43.55%) Java
10 25 (40.32%) HTML5
11 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (33.87%) Spring
13 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
13 20 (32.26%) CSS3
14 19 (30.65%) GitHub
14 19 (30.65%) User Experience
14 19 (30.65%) RESTful
14 19 (30.65%) Pair Programming
15 18 (29.03%) Mercurial
15 18 (29.03%) Open Source
15 18 (29.03%) SOA
16 17 (27.42%) Android
17 16 (25.81%) Groovy
17 16 (25.81%) Scala
17 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
17 16 (25.81%) Microservices
17 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (25.81%) Software Delivery
17 16 (25.81%) Clojure
17 16 (25.81%) Virtual Machines

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) Drupal
1 1 (1.61%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Redis
4 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) Mercurial
3 14 (22.58%) Subversion
4 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.45%) JUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Calabash
6 3 (4.84%) Hudson
6 3 (4.84%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) JsTestDriver
6 3 (4.84%) QUnit
6 3 (4.84%) Robotium
6 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (4.84%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 20 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Java Scala Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Scala Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Senior Scala Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Android Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (12.90%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.84%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.84%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (3.23%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) CSS
2 30 (48.39%) HTML
3 25 (40.32%) HTML5
4 21 (33.87%) Spring
5 20 (32.26%) CSS3
6 19 (30.65%) RESTful
7 16 (25.81%) Hibernate
8 15 (24.19%) .NET
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
10 12 (19.35%) JSON
11 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
11 11 (17.74%) XML
12 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 7 (11.29%) Backbone.js
13 7 (11.29%) REST
14 6 (9.68%) SOAP
15 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
16 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
16 4 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) User Experience
2 16 (25.81%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) MHEG
5 3 (4.84%) Animation
5 3 (4.84%) Interactive TV
5 3 (4.84%) IPTV
5 3 (4.84%) Streaming Media
6 2 (3.23%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Android
2 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) OO
3 35 (56.45%) Scrum
4 34 (54.84%) TDD
5 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 19 (30.65%) Pair Programming
8 18 (29.03%) Open Source
8 18 (29.03%) SOA
9 16 (25.81%) Microservices
9 16 (25.81%) Software Delivery
10 15 (24.19%) BDD
10 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
11 14 (22.58%) Android Development
11 14 (22.58%) MVC
12 10 (16.13%) Mobile Development
13 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
15 7 (11.29%) SOLID
16 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 27 (43.55%) Java
3 16 (25.81%) Clojure
3 16 (25.81%) Groovy
3 16 (25.81%) Scala
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) C++
5 6 (9.68%) Objective-C
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Go
7 2 (3.23%) Python
7 2 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) OpenTV
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) SAP