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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / North West
Rank 59 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 75 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 2.08% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 2.58% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 61
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £51.71 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% +15.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.66%

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OO
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

OO
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 16 January 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Manchester 0 38 £375 +15.38% 49
Cheshire +31 21 £415 +7.09% 17
Lancashire +5 7 £280 - 12
Merseyside +1 5 £350 - 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 126 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (53.14%) Java
3 75 (42.86%) TDD
4 62 (35.43%) JavaScript
5 57 (32.57%) HTML
6 50 (28.57%) Scrum
7 49 (28.00%) CSS
8 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
9 44 (25.14%) Spring
10 38 (21.71%) SOAP
10 38 (21.71%) Web Services
11 37 (21.14%) OOP
11 37 (21.14%) REST
12 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 34 (19.43%) RESTful
14 33 (18.86%) Hibernate
14 33 (18.86%) Finance
14 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
15 31 (17.71%) C#
15 31 (17.71%) SQL
16 30 (17.14%) UML
16 30 (17.14%) HTML5
17 29 (16.57%) jQuery
18 28 (16.00%) OOD
18 28 (16.00%) Python
18 28 (16.00%) Oracle
18 28 (16.00%) CSS3
19 27 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (14.86%) Open Source
20 26 (14.86%) Linux

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (8.00%) Apache
2 10 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.43%) JBoss
4 5 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.86%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.29%) CMS
6 3 (1.71%) WordPress
7 2 (1.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.57%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.14%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Magento
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) GitHub
2 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.14%) SaaS
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.43%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) AMQP
2 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 23 (13.14%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.43%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.43%) MySQL
5 11 (6.29%) DB2
6 9 (5.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.29%) JUnit
3 13 (7.43%) Mercurial
4 9 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.14%) Maven
4 9 (5.14%) Subversion
5 8 (4.57%) Grunt
5 8 (4.57%) gulp
6 7 (4.00%) JIRA
7 4 (2.29%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.29%) Gradle
7 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.71%) Appium
8 3 (1.71%) CocoaPods
8 3 (1.71%) Selenium
8 3 (1.71%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.71%) Xcode
9 2 (1.14%) Ant
9 2 (1.14%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (18.86%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Back Office
3 6 (3.43%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Marketing
5 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Games
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 128 (73.14%) Developer
2 57 (32.57%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.29%) .NET Developer
4 18 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Analyst
6 14 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.86%) PHP Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Angular Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Architect
9 10 (5.71%) Java Scala Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Scala Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 10 (5.71%) Senior Scala Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Python Developer
10 9 (5.14%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (32.57%) HTML
2 49 (28.00%) CSS
3 44 (25.14%) Spring
4 38 (21.71%) SOAP
4 38 (21.71%) Web Services
5 37 (21.14%) REST
6 34 (19.43%) RESTful
7 33 (18.86%) AngularJS
7 33 (18.86%) Hibernate
8 30 (17.14%) HTML5
9 29 (16.57%) jQuery
10 28 (16.00%) CSS3
11 25 (14.29%) .NET
11 25 (14.29%) J2EE
12 24 (13.71%) Node.js
13 22 (12.57%) XML
14 20 (11.43%) JSON
15 19 (10.86%) ASP.NET
16 15 (8.57%) Java EE
17 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.43%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.43%) User Experience
5 5 (2.86%) Derivative
6 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.29%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.14%) Fintech
8 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) DataPower
9 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.86%) Linux
2 16 (9.14%) Windows
3 13 (7.43%) Unix
4 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (42.86%) TDD
3 50 (28.57%) Scrum
4 37 (21.14%) OOP
5 35 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 30 (17.14%) UML
7 28 (16.00%) OOD
8 27 (15.43%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (14.86%) MVC
9 26 (14.86%) Open Source
10 24 (13.71%) BDD
10 24 (13.71%) Microservices
11 20 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
11 20 (11.43%) Pair Programming
11 20 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 19 (10.86%) Waterfall
13 18 (10.29%) Front End Development
13 18 (10.29%) SOA
14 16 (9.14%) Software Delivery
15 15 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (53.14%) Java
2 62 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.71%) C#
3 31 (17.71%) SQL
4 28 (16.00%) Python
5 20 (11.43%) PHP
6 18 (10.29%) Scala
7 17 (9.71%) Groovy
8 15 (8.57%) Clojure
9 12 (6.86%) Ruby
10 10 (5.71%) C++
11 6 (3.43%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.86%) F#
13 4 (2.29%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.71%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.71%) Perl
14 3 (1.71%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.86%) Degree
1 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.00%) Oracle
2 10 (5.71%) Zend
3 8 (4.57%) Sybase
4 7 (4.00%) hybris
4 7 (4.00%) IBM
4 7 (4.00%) Perforce
5 5 (2.86%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.71%) Apple
6 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.14%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) Twitter
8 1 (0.57%) Google
8 1 (0.57%) Kony
8 1 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.57%) Yahoo!
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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Rate: £300 - £425 per day
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