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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 59 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing OOP 29 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.11% 1.56% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 2.09% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 20
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.62% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
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
1024 907 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 74.59% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 477 501
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Salford -8 4 £350 -6.66%
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - - 4
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (79.25%) HTML
2 39 (73.58%) CSS
3 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
4 34 (64.15%) TDD
5 31 (58.49%) OO
6 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (45.28%) HTML5
8 21 (39.62%) jQuery
8 21 (39.62%) Scrum
9 20 (37.74%) XHTML
10 18 (33.96%) Java
11 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
12 13 (24.53%) PHP
12 13 (24.53%) CSS3
13 12 (22.64%) BDD
14 11 (20.75%) User Experience
14 11 (20.75%) C#
14 11 (20.75%) MySQL
14 11 (20.75%) Finance
15 10 (18.87%) Ajax
15 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
15 10 (18.87%) .NET
16 9 (16.98%) MVC
17 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
17 8 (15.09%) Animation
17 8 (15.09%) Oracle
17 8 (15.09%) JBoss
17 8 (15.09%) Web Services
17 8 (15.09%) Scala
17 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (13.21%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.43%) Escenic
2 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) WordPress
5 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP PM
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.77%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Mercurial
3 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.43%) Calabash
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) QUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Trac
5 1 (1.89%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Java Programmer
5 6 (11.32%) Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) HTML
2 39 (73.58%) CSS
3 24 (45.28%) HTML5
4 21 (39.62%) jQuery
5 20 (37.74%) XHTML
6 13 (24.53%) CSS3
7 10 (18.87%) .NET
7 10 (18.87%) Ajax
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) Backbone.js
9 7 (13.21%) Dojo
9 7 (13.21%) MooTools
10 6 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (11.32%) XML
10 6 (11.32%) J2EE
10 6 (11.32%) LAMP
11 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.43%) Spring
11 5 (9.43%) JSF
11 5 (9.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) User Experience
2 8 (15.09%) Animation
3 4 (7.55%) IPTV
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.66%) Telematics
4 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.66%) New Media
4 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 2 (3.77%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) TDD
2 31 (58.49%) OO
3 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.64%) BDD
7 9 (16.98%) MVC
8 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.43%) OOD
10 5 (9.43%) RUP
10 5 (9.43%) UML
10 5 (9.43%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
10 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
2 18 (33.96%) Java
3 13 (24.53%) PHP
4 11 (20.75%) C#
5 8 (15.09%) Scala
6 6 (11.32%) SQL
7 5 (9.43%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.66%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) Groovy
9 2 (3.77%) PHP5
10 1 (1.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) JBoss
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Telerik
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