The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 65 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.71% 0.88% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.19% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
856 837 917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.59% 73.55% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 442 465
Average daily rate £350 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 44
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
OOP
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bolton - 1 - - 4
Stockport - 1 £290 - 2
Wigan - - - -
Bury - - - - 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (76.92%) HTML
1 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 31 (59.62%) TDD
4 26 (50.00%) Scrum
5 24 (46.15%) C#
6 21 (40.38%) Java
6 21 (40.38%) jQuery
7 17 (32.69%) .NET
8 16 (30.77%) Web Services
8 16 (30.77%) OO
9 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
10 13 (25.00%) HTML5
10 13 (25.00%) XML
10 13 (25.00%) SQL
11 12 (23.08%) MVC
11 12 (23.08%) Backbone.js
12 11 (21.15%) BDD
12 11 (21.15%) Finance
12 11 (21.15%) XHTML
13 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
13 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
13 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
15 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
15 8 (15.38%) MySQL
15 8 (15.38%) Oracle
15 8 (15.38%) CRM
15 8 (15.38%) JBoss
15 8 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (13.46%) CMS
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) Escenic
2 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) WordPress
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP PM
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
2 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MySQL
1 8 (15.38%) RavenDB
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
2 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
1 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
1 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 5 (9.62%) Calabash
3 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Programmer
4 6 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Java Programmer
5 5 (9.62%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Java Programmer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (76.92%) HTML
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) jQuery
4 17 (32.69%) .NET
5 16 (30.77%) Web Services
6 13 (25.00%) HTML5
6 13 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (23.08%) Backbone.js
8 11 (21.15%) XHTML
9 8 (15.38%) LINQ
9 8 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (13.46%) REST
10 7 (13.46%) WCF
10 7 (13.46%) SOAP
11 6 (11.54%) J2EE
11 6 (11.54%) Dojo
11 6 (11.54%) MooTools
11 6 (11.54%) CSS3
12 5 (9.62%) Spring
12 5 (9.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Animation
1 5 (9.62%) IPTV
2 4 (7.69%) New Media
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Telematics
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.92%) MHEG
5 1 (1.92%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.62%) Android
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) TDD
2 26 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (30.77%) OO
4 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
5 12 (23.08%) MVC
6 11 (21.15%) BDD
7 8 (15.38%) CRM
7 8 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.38%) CQRS
8 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) iOS Development
9 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.62%) UML
9 5 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (9.62%) RUP
9 5 (9.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 24 (46.15%) C#
3 21 (40.38%) Java
4 13 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Apex Code
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.46%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) Scala
6 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.77%) Groovy
8 1 (1.92%) X++
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) JBoss
3 7 (13.46%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) OpenTV
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