The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 74 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 17 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 2.47% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 3.33% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 20
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +41.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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
1055 840 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.72% 74.20% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 440 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -4 1 £375 - 1
Bury - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 4
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (76.09%) TDD
4 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (58.70%) OO
6 19 (41.30%) HTML5
7 17 (36.96%) Scrum
8 16 (34.78%) XHTML
8 16 (34.78%) jQuery
9 15 (32.61%) PHP
9 15 (32.61%) User Experience
10 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
11 13 (28.26%) Java
12 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
13 9 (19.57%) CSS3
14 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
14 8 (17.39%) Animation
14 8 (17.39%) JSON
15 7 (15.22%) MVC
15 7 (15.22%) Dojo
15 7 (15.22%) MooTools
15 7 (15.22%) BDD
15 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (15.22%) Sass
16 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
16 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
16 6 (13.04%) Scala
16 6 (13.04%) Kanban

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Grunt
3 5 (10.87%) Bower
3 5 (10.87%) Calabash
3 5 (10.87%) CasperJS
3 5 (10.87%) Mercurial
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.70%) Hudson
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 4 (8.70%) PhantomJS
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
6 2 (4.35%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.17%) Trac
7 1 (2.17%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) iOS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) HTML5
4 16 (34.78%) XHTML
4 16 (34.78%) jQuery
5 9 (19.57%) CSS3
6 8 (17.39%) JSON
7 7 (15.22%) Dojo
7 7 (15.22%) MooTools
7 7 (15.22%) Sass
8 5 (10.87%) Ajax
8 5 (10.87%) Haml
8 5 (10.87%) Underscore.js
9 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (8.70%) Saxon XSLT
9 4 (8.70%) .NET
9 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 4 (8.70%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) Animation
3 4 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.70%) IPTV
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) New Media
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
1 6 (13.04%) Android
1 6 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) TDD
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) OO
4 17 (36.96%) Scrum
5 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.22%) MVC
8 7 (15.22%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (13.04%) Kanban
9 6 (13.04%) Web Design
10 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
10 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (8.70%) Web Development
11 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
2 15 (32.61%) PHP
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Scala
5 5 (10.87%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) Objective-C
6 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 4 (8.70%) XQuery
7 3 (6.52%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) PHP5
8 2 (4.35%) SQL
9 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Zend
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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