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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 68 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 39 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.15% 1.85% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.32% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 24
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.44%
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
1488 1464 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.98% 79.57% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 877 653
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 13 £425 +13.33% 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (65.67%) Git (software)
3 42 (62.69%) Scrum
4 39 (58.21%) TDD
5 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
6 34 (50.75%) HTML
7 33 (49.25%) CSS
8 32 (47.76%) OO
9 31 (46.27%) Java
10 30 (44.78%) HTML5
11 29 (43.28%) Android
12 28 (41.79%) BDD
13 24 (35.82%) RESTful
13 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
13 24 (35.82%) Android Development
14 23 (34.33%) User Experience
14 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (34.33%) Subversion
15 22 (32.84%) Pair Programming
15 22 (32.84%) GitHub
16 21 (31.34%) CSS3
16 21 (31.34%) Mercurial
17 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
18 19 (28.36%) Groovy
18 19 (28.36%) Spring
18 19 (28.36%) Clojure
18 19 (28.36%) Scala
18 19 (28.36%) Open Source
18 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
18 19 (28.36%) SOA

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 1 (1.49%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.84%) GitHub
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) HTTP
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (65.67%) Git (software)
2 23 (34.33%) Subversion
3 21 (31.34%) Mercurial
4 8 (11.94%) JUnit
5 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.97%) Xcode
8 3 (4.48%) Calabash
8 3 (4.48%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
8 3 (4.48%) JIRA
8 3 (4.48%) JsTestDriver
8 3 (4.48%) QUnit
8 3 (4.48%) Robotium
8 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.99%) Selenium
9 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.48%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Java Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (31.34%) Android Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Java Scala Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Scala Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Senior Java Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 19 (28.36%) Senior Scala Developer
5 11 (16.42%) iOS Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (7.46%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Magento Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Objective-C Developer
6 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Java Android Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.75%) HTML
2 33 (49.25%) CSS
3 30 (44.78%) HTML5
4 24 (35.82%) RESTful
5 21 (31.34%) CSS3
6 19 (28.36%) Hibernate
6 19 (28.36%) Spring
7 14 (20.90%) JSON
8 12 (17.91%) REST
9 10 (14.93%) jQuery
10 9 (13.43%) XML
11 8 (11.94%) .NET
11 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
11 8 (11.94%) Web Services
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (5.97%) Cocoa
13 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
14 3 (4.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) User Experience
2 19 (28.36%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (19.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Animation
4 3 (4.48%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.49%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Android
2 24 (35.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.49%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (62.69%) Scrum
3 39 (58.21%) TDD
4 32 (47.76%) OO
5 28 (41.79%) BDD
6 24 (35.82%) Android Development
7 23 (34.33%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (32.84%) Pair Programming
9 20 (29.85%) Unit Testing
10 19 (28.36%) Microservices
10 19 (28.36%) Open Source
10 19 (28.36%) SOA
10 19 (28.36%) Software Delivery
11 16 (23.88%) iOS Development
12 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.90%) Mobile Development
14 13 (19.40%) MVC
15 12 (17.91%) Project Management
16 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
17 9 (13.43%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) JavaScript
2 31 (46.27%) Java
3 19 (28.36%) Clojure
3 19 (28.36%) Groovy
3 19 (28.36%) Scala
4 13 (19.40%) Objective-C
5 9 (13.43%) C#
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
8 3 (4.48%) SQL
9 2 (2.99%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.36%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Facebook
2 1 (1.49%) Google
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) SAP
2 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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