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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 73 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 31 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.71% 2.11% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.75% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Average daily rate £328 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
1479 1271 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 76.66% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 684 543
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 39
Average hourly rate £18.99 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 April 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 29 April 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
Salford - 8 £325 -
Stockport -4 1 £425 - 1
Sale - 1 £250 -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 36 (66.67%) OO
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
4 25 (46.30%) XML
5 22 (40.74%) .NET
6 20 (37.04%) C++
6 20 (37.04%) Java
6 20 (37.04%) TDD
6 20 (37.04%) JSON
7 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
7 19 (35.19%) C#
8 18 (33.33%) Scrum
9 17 (31.48%) HTML
10 16 (29.63%) SOAP
10 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
10 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
11 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
11 14 (25.93%) jQuery
12 13 (24.07%) WCF
12 13 (24.07%) CSS
12 13 (24.07%) HTML5
12 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
13 12 (22.22%) Spring
14 11 (20.37%) Degree
14 11 (20.37%) MVC
14 11 (20.37%) Web Services
15 10 (18.52%) SOA
15 10 (18.52%) Subversion
15 10 (18.52%) Mobile App

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) GitHub
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Redis
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.52%) Subversion
3 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
4 6 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (24.07%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Scala Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (5.56%) iOS Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Real Time Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) XML
2 22 (40.74%) .NET
3 20 (37.04%) JSON
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 16 (29.63%) SOAP
6 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 14 (25.93%) jQuery
7 13 (24.07%) AngularJS
7 13 (24.07%) CSS
7 13 (24.07%) HTML5
7 13 (24.07%) WCF
8 12 (22.22%) Spring
9 11 (20.37%) Web Services
10 9 (16.67%) RESTful
11 8 (14.81%) CSS3
12 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 5 (9.26%) Backbone.js
13 5 (9.26%) Java EE
13 5 (9.26%) WSDL
14 3 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) User Experience
3 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) MHEG
5 4 (7.41%) Interactive TV
5 4 (7.41%) IPTV
6 2 (3.70%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Android
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) AIX
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Vista
4 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) OO
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) TDD
4 18 (33.33%) Scrum
5 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.63%) Unit Testing
6 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.37%) MVC
8 10 (18.52%) SOA
9 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Open Source
9 9 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (16.67%) Use Case
10 8 (14.81%) Android Development
11 7 (12.96%) BDD
12 6 (11.11%) Microservices
12 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 6 (11.11%) SDLC
12 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
13 5 (9.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.04%) C++
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 19 (35.19%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) C
4 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
5 6 (11.11%) Clojure
5 6 (11.11%) Groovy
5 6 (11.11%) Scala
6 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Go
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) OpenTV
2 1 (1.85%) Facebook
2 1 (1.85%) Google
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Zend