The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 130 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 38 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.61% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 21
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£475 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
OOP
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

OOP
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 OOP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester -24 24 £475 +35.71% 35
Cheshire -2 9 £388 +6.89% 11
Merseyside - 3 - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 57 (58.76%) OO
2 55 (56.70%) Java
3 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (51.55%) TDD
5 42 (43.30%) Git (software)
6 37 (38.14%) HTML
7 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
8 32 (32.99%) Subversion
9 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (30.93%) jQuery
11 29 (29.90%) CSS
12 28 (28.87%) Scrum
13 26 (26.80%) SDLC
14 25 (25.77%) SOA
15 23 (23.71%) SQL
15 23 (23.71%) JSON
16 21 (21.65%) Web Services
16 21 (21.65%) Open Source
17 20 (20.62%) C#
17 20 (20.62%) .NET
18 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
18 19 (19.59%) Degree
19 18 (18.56%) SOAP
20 17 (17.53%) XML
20 17 (17.53%) OOD
20 17 (17.53%) RESTful
20 17 (17.53%) REST
21 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
21 16 (16.49%) Android
21 16 (16.49%) PHP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (6.19%) Node.js
2 5 (5.15%) Confluence
3 4 (4.12%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Drupal
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.03%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Magento
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
1 2 (2.06%) PaaS
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 5 (5.15%) SMTP
2 5 (5.15%) FTP
3 4 (4.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) MySQL
3 6 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (6.19%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.12%) RavenDB
5 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (43.30%) Git (software)
2 32 (32.99%) Subversion
3 13 (13.40%) Mercurial
4 12 (12.37%) Ant
4 12 (12.37%) JUnit
5 7 (7.22%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.15%) JIRA
8 4 (4.12%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.09%) Maven
9 3 (3.09%) Gradle
9 3 (3.09%) Artifactory
9 3 (3.09%) FishEye
10 2 (2.06%) PhpStorm
11 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.03%) YouTrack
11 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.03%) Xcode
General
1 6 (6.19%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) PHP Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Team Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (8.25%) .NET Team Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.19%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Programmer
8 4 (4.12%) Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
8 4 (4.12%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.14%) HTML
2 30 (30.93%) jQuery
3 29 (29.90%) CSS
4 23 (23.71%) JSON
5 21 (21.65%) Web Services
6 20 (20.62%) .NET
7 18 (18.56%) SOAP
8 17 (17.53%) RESTful
8 17 (17.53%) XML
8 17 (17.53%) REST
9 15 (15.46%) AngularJS
10 14 (14.43%) HTML5
11 12 (12.37%) J2EE
12 9 (9.28%) CSS3
13 8 (8.25%) Backbone.js
13 8 (8.25%) .NET Framework
14 7 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
16 5 (5.15%) SAP XI
16 5 (5.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) iPhone
5 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) mHealth
8 1 (1.03%) Health Informatics
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Informatics
8 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Android
2 14 (14.43%) Linux
3 13 (13.40%) Apple iOS
4 12 (12.37%) Windows
5 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.15%) UNIX
6 5 (5.15%) Solaris
7 4 (4.12%) AIX
7 4 (4.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) OO
2 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (51.55%) TDD
4 31 (31.96%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (28.87%) Scrum
6 26 (26.80%) SDLC
7 25 (25.77%) SOA
8 21 (21.65%) Open Source
9 17 (17.53%) OOD
10 16 (16.49%) Mentoring
11 15 (15.46%) iOS Development
11 15 (15.46%) MVC
11 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Android Development
13 13 (13.40%) Software Delivery
13 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
13 13 (13.40%) Pair Programming
14 9 (9.28%) BDD
15 8 (8.25%) Resource Management
15 8 (8.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.70%) Java
2 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 20 (20.62%) C#
5 16 (16.49%) PHP
6 14 (14.43%) Objective-C
7 13 (13.40%) Groovy
7 13 (13.40%) Scala
8 11 (11.34%) C++
9 8 (8.25%) VB
9 8 (8.25%) Python
10 7 (7.22%) C
11 6 (6.19%) PHP5
12 3 (3.09%) Perl
13 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.06%) Ruby
14 1 (1.03%) Apple Swift
14 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 12 (12.37%) DV Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) yum
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) SAP
3 5 (5.15%) Zend
3 5 (5.15%) webMethods
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.09%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (1.03%) Perforce
6 1 (1.03%) Google
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