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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 59 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing OOP 25 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 1.80% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.44% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
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£350 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -28.69%
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
1032 861 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.19% 73.78% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 439 419
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Bury - 1 - - 4
Cheadle - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Bolton - - - - 2
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
4 32 (69.57%) TDD
5 28 (60.87%) OO
6 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (41.30%) Scrum
7 19 (41.30%) XHTML
8 18 (39.13%) HTML5
9 17 (36.96%) PHP
10 15 (32.61%) jQuery
11 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
11 14 (30.43%) User Experience
12 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.57%) Java
14 8 (17.39%) Animation
14 8 (17.39%) CSS3
15 7 (15.22%) Backbone.js
15 7 (15.22%) Dojo
15 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
15 7 (15.22%) MooTools
15 7 (15.22%) MVC
15 7 (15.22%) MySQL
15 7 (15.22%) Web Services
15 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
16 6 (13.04%) Android
16 6 (13.04%) JIRA
16 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (13.04%) BDD
16 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (8.70%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 5 (10.87%) Mercurial
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.87%) Jasmine
3 5 (10.87%) Calabash
4 4 (8.70%) Grunt
4 4 (8.70%) Bower
4 4 (8.70%) CasperJS
4 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 3 (6.52%) PhantomJS
6 2 (4.35%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
7 1 (2.17%) QUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) Trac
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) PHP Developer
6 5 (10.87%) iOS Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Architect
10 1 (2.17%) Tester
10 1 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Mobile Tester
10 1 (2.17%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (82.61%) HTML
2 37 (80.43%) CSS
3 19 (41.30%) XHTML
4 18 (39.13%) HTML5
5 15 (32.61%) jQuery
6 8 (17.39%) CSS3
7 7 (15.22%) MooTools
7 7 (15.22%) Backbone.js
7 7 (15.22%) Dojo
7 7 (15.22%) Web Services
8 6 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (10.87%) Sass
9 5 (10.87%) Ajax
9 5 (10.87%) JSON
10 4 (8.70%) Haml
10 4 (8.70%) .NET
10 4 (8.70%) Underscore.js
11 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
12 2 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) Animation
3 4 (8.70%) IPTV
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Telematics
4 3 (6.52%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.52%) New Media
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 2 (4.35%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Android
1 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) TDD
2 28 (60.87%) OO
3 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) Scrum
5 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.04%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.87%) Kanban
8 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
8 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Web Design
9 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
10 3 (6.52%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) PHP
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) Objective-C
4 5 (10.87%) C#
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) PHP5
8 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) Zend
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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