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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 70 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.54% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.13% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
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£328 £310 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% +51.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.94%
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
1152 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.20% 72.20% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 479 393
Average daily rate £373 £347 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +2 2 £290 -31.76%
Stockport -1 1 - - 1
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (49.12%) HTML
3 27 (47.37%) MVC
4 26 (45.61%) CSS
5 25 (43.86%) OO
6 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
7 21 (36.84%) TDD
7 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 20 (35.09%) PHP
9 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 18 (31.58%) jQuery
11 17 (29.82%) Web Services
12 16 (28.07%) JSON
13 15 (26.32%) Java
14 14 (24.56%) C#
14 14 (24.56%) .NET
14 14 (24.56%) Scrum
14 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
14 14 (24.56%) REST
14 14 (24.56%) iOS Development
15 13 (22.81%) Degree
15 13 (22.81%) Android
15 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
16 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
17 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (19.30%) Subversion
17 11 (19.30%) HTML5
17 11 (19.30%) Android Development
18 10 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
18 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
1 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
1 8 (14.04%) RavenDB
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Subversion
3 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
4 8 (14.04%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.51%) Xcode
5 2 (3.51%) Lombardi
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) PHP Developer
3 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.77%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.02%) PHP Web Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) HTML
2 26 (45.61%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) jQuery
4 17 (29.82%) Web Services
5 16 (28.07%) JSON
6 14 (24.56%) .NET
6 14 (24.56%) REST
7 11 (19.30%) HTML5
8 10 (17.54%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (15.79%) Laravel
9 9 (15.79%) Backbone.js
9 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 8 (14.04%) LINQ
10 8 (14.04%) CSS3
11 7 (12.28%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.53%) RESTful
12 6 (10.53%) LAMP
13 5 (8.77%) Symfony
14 4 (7.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
5 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.75%) NHS
6 1 (1.75%) Informatics
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.75%) mHealth
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Apple iOS
2 13 (22.81%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) MVC
3 25 (43.86%) OO
4 21 (36.84%) TDD
5 19 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 14 (24.56%) iOS Development
7 12 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (19.30%) Android Development
9 9 (15.79%) SDLC
10 8 (14.04%) CQRS
10 8 (14.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (12.28%) BDD
12 6 (10.53%) Mobile Development
12 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.77%) SOA
13 5 (8.77%) Web Development
14 4 (7.02%) Project Management
15 3 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.09%) PHP
3 15 (26.32%) Java
4 14 (24.56%) C#
5 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
6 4 (7.02%) PHP5
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (3.51%) XQuery
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
8 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) HND
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Zend
3 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) hybris
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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