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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 82 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 23 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 2.19% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.82% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 19
Average daily rate £313 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
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
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oldham - 6 £305 -
Salford -3 1 £325 -13.33%
Altrincham - 1 £275 -
Sale - 1 £250 -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) OO
3 36 (54.55%) TDD
4 33 (50.00%) Subversion
5 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
6 30 (45.45%) Java
6 30 (45.45%) Scrum
7 28 (42.42%) HTML
8 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 25 (37.88%) JSON
9 25 (37.88%) HTML5
10 23 (34.85%) XML
11 22 (33.33%) SOAP
12 20 (30.30%) CSS
13 19 (28.79%) .NET
13 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (27.27%) Web Services
15 17 (25.76%) C#
15 17 (25.76%) C++
15 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
15 17 (25.76%) jQuery
16 14 (21.21%) SOA
17 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
17 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
17 13 (19.70%) RESTful
18 12 (18.18%) Open Source
18 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
18 12 (18.18%) Android
18 12 (18.18%) Degree
19 11 (16.67%) Groovy

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Magento
2 1 (1.52%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Big Data
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (50.00%) Subversion
2 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 6 (9.09%) JsTestDriver
4 6 (9.09%) QUnit
5 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.64%) Games
2 7 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Android Developer
6 8 (12.12%) iOS Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Senior Hadoop Developer
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Real Time Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Digital Architect
11 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior iOS Android Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) HTML
2 25 (37.88%) HTML5
2 25 (37.88%) JSON
3 23 (34.85%) XML
4 22 (33.33%) SOAP
5 20 (30.30%) CSS
6 19 (28.79%) .NET
7 18 (27.27%) Web Services
8 17 (25.76%) jQuery
9 13 (19.70%) RESTful
10 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
11 10 (15.15%) REST
11 10 (15.15%) WCF
12 7 (10.61%) CSS3
13 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 6 (9.09%) Java EE
13 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (9.09%) WSDL
13 6 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 6 (9.09%) Animation
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) IPTV
3 5 (7.58%) User Experience
4 4 (6.06%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.55%) MHEG
6 2 (3.03%) Interactive TV
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Android
2 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 11 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 6 (9.09%) AIX
4 6 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 6 (9.09%) Windows Vista
4 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) OO
3 36 (54.55%) TDD
4 30 (45.45%) Scrum
5 19 (28.79%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (25.76%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.21%) SOA
8 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Open Source
10 11 (16.67%) iOS Development
10 11 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 11 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 10 (15.15%) Android Development
11 10 (15.15%) BDD
11 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.12%) MVC
13 7 (10.61%) Project Management
13 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
14 6 (9.09%) Data Protection
14 6 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 30 (45.45%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) C#
3 17 (25.76%) C++
4 13 (19.70%) Objective-C
5 11 (16.67%) Groovy
5 11 (16.67%) Scala
6 6 (9.09%) C
7 5 (7.58%) SQL
8 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.55%) PHP
10 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.52%) Clojure
11 1 (1.52%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) Python
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe
2 2 (3.03%) OpenTV
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.52%) Facebook
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Zend
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