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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 62 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 34 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 2.23% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.05% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 27
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£318 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.58% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £272 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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
1206 917 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.35% 72.89% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 475 333
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.63 £24.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -32.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.64 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - - 2
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) HTML
3 30 (58.82%) CSS
4 28 (54.90%) TDD
5 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
6 23 (45.10%) OO
7 20 (39.22%) PHP
7 20 (39.22%) MVC
8 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 15 (29.41%) JSON
8 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
9 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Java
10 12 (23.53%) Scrum
10 12 (23.53%) jQuery
11 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
12 10 (19.61%) XML
12 10 (19.61%) XSLT
13 9 (17.65%) Web Services
13 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
14 8 (15.69%) Node.js
14 8 (15.69%) HTML5
14 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (15.69%) Web Development
14 8 (15.69%) .NET
14 8 (15.69%) UNIX
14 8 (15.69%) XML Schema
14 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
14 8 (15.69%) XQuery

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (15.69%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) RavenDB
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Grunt
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Bower
3 5 (9.80%) CasperJS
3 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
4 4 (7.84%) PhantomJS
4 4 (7.84%) ReSharper
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 3 (5.88%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) Lombardi
6 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 2 (3.92%) Xcode
7 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) PHP Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.80%) iOS Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (1.96%) XML Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) HTML
2 30 (58.82%) CSS
3 15 (29.41%) JSON
4 12 (23.53%) jQuery
5 10 (19.61%) XML
5 10 (19.61%) XSLT
6 9 (17.65%) Web Services
7 8 (15.69%) .NET
7 8 (15.69%) XML Schema
7 8 (15.69%) Saxon XSLT
7 8 (15.69%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) Laravel
8 7 (13.73%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (11.76%) LAMP
9 6 (11.76%) Sass
9 6 (11.76%) Underscore.js
9 6 (11.76%) REST
9 6 (11.76%) CSS3
10 5 (9.80%) Haml
10 5 (9.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 6 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) TDD
3 23 (45.10%) OO
4 20 (39.22%) MVC
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
7 12 (23.53%) Scrum
8 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (19.61%) BDD
10 8 (15.69%) Web Development
10 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
10 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (9.80%) Android Development
12 5 (9.80%) Kanban
12 5 (9.80%) Web Design
12 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
13 4 (7.84%) SOA
13 4 (7.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 20 (39.22%) PHP
3 14 (27.45%) Java
4 8 (15.69%) XQuery
5 7 (13.73%) Scala
6 6 (11.76%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) C#
7 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
7 5 (9.80%) Ruby
8 3 (5.88%) PHP5
9 2 (3.92%) SQL
10 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Zend
3 2 (3.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
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