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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 62 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 36 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 2.12% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.91% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
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
1223 996 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.21% 72.65% 70.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 522 331
Average daily rate £375 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 47
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.03 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -16.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.29 £74.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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
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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheadle - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (59.02%) HTML
3 34 (55.74%) CSS
4 31 (50.82%) TDD
5 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
6 27 (44.26%) MVC
7 25 (40.98%) OO
8 20 (32.79%) PHP
8 20 (32.79%) Java
9 19 (31.15%) JSON
9 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
10 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
11 17 (27.87%) jQuery
11 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
12 16 (26.23%) Web Services
12 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.59%) .NET
14 14 (22.95%) Scrum
14 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
15 13 (21.31%) REST
15 13 (21.31%) C#
16 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.67%) HTML5
16 12 (19.67%) iOS Development
17 11 (18.03%) RabbitMQ
17 11 (18.03%) Android
18 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
18 10 (16.39%) XML
18 10 (16.39%) XSLT
18 10 (16.39%) Degree

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) Node.js
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) Drupal
4 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
1 3 (4.92%) PaaS
1 3 (4.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) RavenDB
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.11%) ReSharper
3 8 (13.11%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Hudson
5 2 (3.28%) Grunt
5 2 (3.28%) Lombardi
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) Xcode
6 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.64%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.64%) Bower
6 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
6 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) PHP Developer
3 11 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.20%) iOS Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Android Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Magento Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Hybris Developer
9 1 (1.64%) XML Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) HTML
2 34 (55.74%) CSS
3 19 (31.15%) JSON
4 17 (27.87%) jQuery
5 16 (26.23%) Web Services
6 15 (24.59%) .NET
7 13 (21.31%) REST
8 12 (19.67%) HTML5
9 11 (18.03%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (16.39%) XML
10 10 (16.39%) XSLT
11 9 (14.75%) CSS3
11 9 (14.75%) Backbone.js
12 8 (13.11%) Laravel
12 8 (13.11%) LINQ
12 8 (13.11%) Saxon XSLT
12 8 (13.11%) XML Schema
12 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
13 7 (11.48%) CodeIgniter
13 7 (11.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Digital Media
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 2 (3.28%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
2 11 (18.03%) Android
3 8 (13.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) TDD
3 27 (44.26%) MVC
4 25 (40.98%) OO
5 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
6 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (22.95%) Scrum
9 12 (19.67%) iOS Development
10 10 (16.39%) BDD
11 9 (14.75%) Android Development
12 8 (13.11%) CQRS
12 8 (13.11%) Regression Testing
12 8 (13.11%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
13 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
14 6 (9.84%) SOA
14 6 (9.84%) Web Development
15 5 (8.20%) Mobile Development
16 4 (6.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.79%) PHP
2 20 (32.79%) Java
3 13 (21.31%) C#
4 8 (13.11%) XQuery
4 8 (13.11%) Objective-C
5 7 (11.48%) Scala
6 5 (8.20%) PHP5
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby
7 4 (6.56%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Zend
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) hybris
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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