The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO 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 (OO)
Rank 88 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 57 65 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 2.17% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.96% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 29
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the North West region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the North West region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West 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
Cheshire +13 27 £358 +19.16% 25
Manchester -22 27 £363 +9.43% 52
Merseyside -14 2 £300 -25.00% 4
Lancashire +3 1 - - 4
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OO 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 OO.

1 111 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) TDD
2 65 (38.01%) OOP
3 64 (37.43%) JavaScript
4 63 (36.84%) Java
5 56 (32.75%) HTML
6 52 (30.41%) Web Services
7 46 (26.90%) SQL
7 46 (26.90%) SDLC
8 41 (23.98%) Software Engineering
9 39 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (22.81%) Linux
10 38 (22.22%) .NET
10 38 (22.22%) CSS
11 37 (21.64%) jQuery
12 35 (20.47%) PHP
12 35 (20.47%) MVC
12 35 (20.47%) Git (software)
13 34 (19.88%) C#
14 33 (19.30%) Windows
15 30 (17.54%) MySQL
15 30 (17.54%) JUnit
16 29 (16.96%) XML
16 29 (16.96%) Scrum
17 27 (15.79%) JSON
18 26 (15.20%) Ant
18 26 (15.20%) SQL Server
19 25 (14.62%) C++
20 24 (14.04%) Subversion
20 24 (14.04%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (8.19%) Apache
2 11 (6.43%) Confluence
3 9 (5.26%) IIS
4 8 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.68%) Node.js
5 7 (4.09%) MQSeries
5 7 (4.09%) CMS
5 7 (4.09%) Zope
6 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.75%) Drupal
8 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.17%) JBoss
8 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.58%) Mule
9 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.92%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) SaaS
2 4 (2.34%) PaaS
3 2 (1.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) HTTP
2 7 (4.09%) Internet
3 6 (3.51%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.51%) GSM
3 6 (3.51%) AMQP
4 1 (0.58%) ATM
4 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) MySQL
2 26 (15.20%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.19%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.60%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.43%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.85%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.68%) Big Data
10 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.92%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.92%) DB2
12 4 (2.34%) SimpleDB
13 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.17%) Couchbase
15 1 (0.58%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.58%) SQLite
15 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (20.47%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.54%) JUnit
3 26 (15.20%) Ant
4 24 (14.04%) Subversion
5 20 (11.70%) Gradle
6 16 (9.36%) Visual Studio
7 15 (8.77%) Maven
7 15 (8.77%) JIRA
8 13 (7.60%) Eclipse
9 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (5.26%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
11 7 (4.09%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.92%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.92%) GoogleTest
13 4 (2.34%) Eclipse RCP
13 4 (2.34%) Xcode
14 3 (1.75%) FishEye
14 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.75%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.26%) Banking
3 9 (5.26%) Retail
4 7 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.51%) Marketing
6 5 (2.92%) Back Office
7 4 (2.34%) Electronics
8 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (82.46%) Developer
2 39 (22.81%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.20%) PHP Developer
4 22 (12.87%) .NET Developer
5 10 (5.85%) Web Developer
6 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Perl Developer
7 7 (4.09%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (3.51%) PHP Web Developer
8 6 (3.51%) iOS Developer
8 6 (3.51%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 6 (3.51%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.51%) Analyst
8 6 (3.51%) Applications Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Architect
9 5 (2.92%) Android Developer
9 5 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.75%) HTML
2 52 (30.41%) Web Services
3 38 (22.22%) .NET
3 38 (22.22%) CSS
4 37 (21.64%) jQuery
5 29 (16.96%) XML
6 27 (15.79%) JSON
7 24 (14.04%) HTML5
7 24 (14.04%) AngularJS
8 23 (13.45%) ASP.NET
9 18 (10.53%) J2EE
9 18 (10.53%) REST
10 16 (9.36%) WCF
11 12 (7.02%) RESTful
11 12 (7.02%) Spring
11 12 (7.02%) Java EE
12 11 (6.43%) Ajax
13 10 (5.85%) Memcached
14 9 (5.26%) LAMP
14 9 (5.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.68%) User Experience
4 6 (3.51%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.34%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.34%) DTV
6 4 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.34%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (2.34%) BeagleBone
6 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.75%) Derivative
7 3 (1.75%) Animation
8 2 (1.17%) Statistics
8 2 (1.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Linux
2 33 (19.30%) Windows
3 17 (9.94%) UNIX
4 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.09%) AIX
6 7 (4.09%) Android
7 6 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 6 (3.51%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) TDD
2 65 (38.01%) OOP
3 46 (26.90%) SDLC
4 41 (23.98%) Software Engineering
5 39 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (20.47%) MVC
7 29 (16.96%) Scrum
8 23 (13.45%) OOD
9 22 (12.87%) BDD
10 17 (9.94%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.94%) Unit Testing
10 17 (9.94%) SOA
10 17 (9.94%) E-Commerce
11 16 (9.36%) Web Development
12 13 (7.60%) Configuration Management
13 12 (7.02%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.43%) Open Source
15 10 (5.85%) MapReduce
15 10 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.43%) JavaScript
2 63 (36.84%) Java
3 46 (26.90%) SQL
4 35 (20.47%) PHP
5 34 (19.88%) C#
6 25 (14.62%) C++
7 23 (13.45%) C
8 16 (9.36%) Perl
8 16 (9.36%) Python
9 14 (8.19%) Objective-C
10 11 (6.43%) Ruby
11 8 (4.68%) XPath
11 8 (4.68%) XQuery
12 7 (4.09%) T-SQL
12 7 (4.09%) PHP5
13 3 (1.75%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.87%) DV Cleared
3 11 (6.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.58%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.58%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.58%) IIBA
4 1 (0.58%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.51%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) Oracle
3 11 (6.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.51%) HP
6 5 (2.92%) JNBridge
6 5 (2.92%) Google
6 5 (2.92%) SAP
7 4 (2.34%) Zend
8 3 (1.75%) hybris
8 3 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.75%) Apple
9 2 (1.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.58%) Curam
10 1 (0.58%) Adobe
10 1 (0.58%) Sun
10 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.58%) Twitter
10 1 (0.58%) Kony
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Generous Holiday
Posted: 26 days ago