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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 59 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 26 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.23% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.03% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 28
Average daily rate
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£358 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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
1014 824 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.91% 73.51% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 432 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.70 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -4 1 £375 +7.14%
Stockport - - - - 3
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 5
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) HTML
3 35 (71.43%) CSS
3 35 (71.43%) TDD
4 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
4 32 (65.31%) OO
5 20 (40.82%) PHP
6 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
6 16 (32.65%) Unit Testing
7 15 (30.61%) Java
8 14 (28.57%) MVC
9 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 12 (24.49%) HTML5
11 11 (22.45%) jQuery
12 10 (20.41%) Scala
12 10 (20.41%) XML
12 10 (20.41%) XSLT
12 10 (20.41%) UNIX
13 9 (18.37%) XHTML
13 9 (18.37%) Scrum
13 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (18.37%) JSON
14 8 (16.33%) BDD
14 8 (16.33%) CSS3
14 8 (16.33%) Saxon XSLT
14 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
14 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
14 8 (16.33%) XQuery
14 8 (16.33%) XML Schema
15 7 (14.29%) MySQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (10.20%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.24%) Grunt
2 6 (12.24%) Jasmine
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Mercurial
3 5 (10.20%) Bower
3 5 (10.20%) CasperJS
4 4 (8.16%) PhantomJS
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 3 (6.12%) Subversion
5 3 (6.12%) Maven
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.08%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.08%) Lombardi
7 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) QUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Trac
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.08%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Software Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.04%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (73.47%) HTML
2 35 (71.43%) CSS
3 12 (24.49%) HTML5
4 11 (22.45%) jQuery
5 10 (20.41%) XML
5 10 (20.41%) XSLT
6 9 (18.37%) XHTML
6 9 (18.37%) JSON
7 8 (16.33%) CSS3
7 8 (16.33%) Saxon XSLT
7 8 (16.33%) XML Schema
8 7 (14.29%) Sass
9 5 (10.20%) Ajax
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 5 (10.20%) Underscore.js
9 5 (10.20%) Haml
10 4 (8.16%) Laravel
10 4 (8.16%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (8.16%) Web Services
10 4 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Animation
5 1 (2.04%) W3C
5 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (71.43%) TDD
3 32 (65.31%) OO
4 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
4 16 (32.65%) Unit Testing
5 14 (28.57%) MVC
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (12.24%) Kanban
9 5 (10.20%) Web Design
9 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.20%) Web Development
10 4 (8.16%) Coaching
10 4 (8.16%) SOA
11 3 (6.12%) OO PHP
12 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.82%) PHP
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) Scala
5 8 (16.33%) XQuery
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 5 (10.20%) Ruby
7 5 (10.20%) C#
8 4 (8.16%) PHP5
9 3 (6.12%) C++
10 2 (4.08%) SQL
11 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.12%) Zend
2 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
3 1 (2.04%) hybris
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