The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.21% 1.33% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.56% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 24
Median daily rate £325 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £296 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
1091 1535 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 84.85% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 897 704
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -7 4 £425 +30.76% 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OOP.

1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Scrum
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 22 (51.16%) HTML
3 22 (51.16%) Web Services
4 19 (44.19%) OO
5 16 (37.21%) Java
6 15 (34.88%) MVC
7 14 (32.56%) C#
7 14 (32.56%) OOD
7 14 (32.56%) TDD
8 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
8 13 (30.23%) PHP
8 13 (30.23%) REST
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 12 (27.91%) BDD
10 11 (25.58%) RESTful
10 11 (25.58%) .NET
10 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
10 11 (25.58%) Games
10 11 (25.58%) User Experience
11 10 (23.26%) Project Management
11 10 (23.26%) Android
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.26%) HTML5
12 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.93%) SOA
12 9 (20.93%) MySQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) Jackrabbit
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) NUnit
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (25.58%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) PHP Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Android Developer
5 5 (11.63%) iOS Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Magento Developer
6 4 (9.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
1 22 (51.16%) Web Services
2 13 (30.23%) REST
3 11 (25.58%) .NET
3 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.58%) RESTful
4 10 (23.26%) HTML5
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (16.28%) JSON
6 7 (16.28%) LAMP
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) Zend Framework
8 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.63%) React
9 3 (6.98%) Apache Cordova
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
9 3 (6.98%) Node.js
9 3 (6.98%) React Native
9 3 (6.98%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) New Media
4 2 (4.65%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Interactive TV
4 2 (4.65%) IPTV
4 2 (4.65%) MHEG
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Android
2 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 7 (16.28%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) OO
4 15 (34.88%) MVC
5 14 (32.56%) OOD
5 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
7 12 (27.91%) BDD
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.26%) Project Management
9 9 (20.93%) Android Development
9 9 (20.93%) Microservices
9 9 (20.93%) SOA
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
11 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Web Design
12 5 (11.63%) B2B
12 5 (11.63%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 14 (32.56%) C#
4 13 (30.23%) PHP
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 4 (9.30%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.98%) Clojure
7 3 (6.98%) Groovy
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
8 2 (4.65%) ES6
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Zend
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) OpenTV
3 1 (2.33%) Facebook
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin