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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 77 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 25 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 2.22% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.89% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
1450 1002 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.25% 76.66% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 597 469
Average daily rate £388 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 45
Average hourly rate £33.64 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.26% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +5 2 £290 -17.14%
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 24 (47.06%) OO
4 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 24 (47.06%) Scrum
5 23 (45.10%) Subversion
6 19 (37.25%) SOA
7 18 (35.29%) SOAP
7 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
8 16 (31.37%) Web Services
8 16 (31.37%) HTML
8 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
8 16 (31.37%) JSON
9 15 (29.41%) CSS
9 15 (29.41%) RESTful
10 14 (27.45%) Android
10 14 (27.45%) REST
11 13 (25.49%) Software Delivery
11 13 (25.49%) Groovy
11 13 (25.49%) Mercurial
11 13 (25.49%) Scala
11 13 (25.49%) Open Source
11 13 (25.49%) C#
11 13 (25.49%) .NET
11 13 (25.49%) Pair Programming
11 13 (25.49%) MVC
12 12 (23.53%) Android Development
12 12 (23.53%) iOS Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Node.js
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Magento
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
1 2 (3.92%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) RavenDB
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 23 (45.10%) Subversion
3 13 (25.49%) Mercurial
4 7 (13.73%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.84%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Android Developer
9 1 (1.96%) iOS Developer
9 1 (1.96%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) SOAP
2 16 (31.37%) Web Services
2 16 (31.37%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) JSON
3 15 (29.41%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) RESTful
4 14 (27.45%) REST
5 13 (25.49%) .NET
6 11 (21.57%) jQuery
7 10 (19.61%) HTML5
8 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.69%) CSS3
10 6 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (11.76%) XML
11 5 (9.80%) Backbone.js
12 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.84%) Symfony
12 4 (7.84%) Spring
12 4 (7.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) iPhone
2 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) mHealth
4 1 (1.96%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Informatics
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Android
2 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) TDD
2 24 (47.06%) OO
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 19 (37.25%) SOA
4 18 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
6 13 (25.49%) Open Source
6 13 (25.49%) MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Pair Programming
6 13 (25.49%) Software Delivery
7 12 (23.53%) Android Development
7 12 (23.53%) iOS Development
8 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.69%) Mobile Development
10 7 (13.73%) SDLC
11 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (7.84%) CQRS
11 4 (7.84%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.49%) C#
3 13 (25.49%) Groovy
3 13 (25.49%) Scala
4 9 (17.65%) PHP
5 5 (9.80%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) PHP5
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Zend
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (3.92%) Google
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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