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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 107 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing OOP 48 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 1.18% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.43% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 25
Median daily rate £425 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £312 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.64 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -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
2934 3629 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.83% 82.01% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 2274 1388
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 140 113
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.19 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 39 £425 -10.52% 30
Merseyside +8 3 £475 - 4
Cheshire -6 1 £425 +9.67% 4
Lancashire - 1 £300 - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 70 (84.34%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) TDD
3 46 (55.42%) Git (software)
4 43 (51.81%) JavaScript
5 42 (50.60%) OO
5 42 (50.60%) Scrum
6 40 (48.19%) CSS
6 40 (48.19%) HTML
7 35 (42.17%) Java
8 32 (38.55%) HTML5
9 31 (37.35%) BDD
10 29 (34.94%) Android
11 27 (32.53%) Apple iOS
12 25 (30.12%) RESTful
12 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (28.92%) Subversion
13 24 (28.92%) Android Development
14 23 (27.71%) User Experience
14 23 (27.71%) Open Source
14 23 (27.71%) CSS3
15 22 (26.51%) GitHub
15 22 (26.51%) Pair Programming
15 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
16 21 (25.30%) Spring
16 21 (25.30%) Mercurial
17 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (24.10%) Microservices
18 19 (22.89%) iOS Development
18 19 (22.89%) Software Delivery
18 19 (22.89%) Virtual Machines

OOP
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 2 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 10 (12.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.20%) DVB
3 1 (1.20%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.41%) Redis
3 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (55.42%) Git (software)
2 24 (28.92%) Subversion
3 21 (25.30%) Mercurial
4 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.64%) JUnit
5 7 (8.43%) Xcode
6 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.02%) JIRA
6 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (4.82%) JsTestDriver
7 4 (4.82%) QUnit
7 4 (4.82%) Selenium
8 3 (3.61%) Appium
8 3 (3.61%) Calabash
8 3 (3.61%) CocoaPods
8 3 (3.61%) Hudson
8 3 (3.61%) Robotium
8 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
1 3 (3.61%) Games
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Electronics
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (92.77%) Developer
2 25 (30.12%) Senior Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Java Developer
4 21 (25.30%) Android Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Java Scala Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Scala Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 19 (22.89%) Senior Scala Developer
6 14 (16.87%) iOS Developer
7 11 (13.25%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.02%) iOS Android Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Magento Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Objective-C Developer
9 5 (6.02%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.82%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) CSS
1 40 (48.19%) HTML
2 32 (38.55%) HTML5
3 25 (30.12%) RESTful
4 23 (27.71%) CSS3
5 21 (25.30%) Spring
6 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
7 16 (19.28%) REST
8 15 (18.07%) JSON
9 14 (16.87%) jQuery
10 12 (14.46%) Web Services
10 12 (14.46%) XML
11 11 (13.25%) .NET
12 10 (12.05%) AngularJS
13 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
14 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (4.82%) Cocoa
17 3 (3.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) User Experience
2 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.82%) Animation
4 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.61%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.41%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.20%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.20%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.20%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.20%) RIA
7 1 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Android
2 27 (32.53%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.02%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.20%) Linux
6 1 (1.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (84.34%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (57.83%) TDD
3 42 (50.60%) OO
3 42 (50.60%) Scrum
4 31 (37.35%) BDD
5 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (28.92%) Android Development
7 23 (27.71%) Open Source
8 22 (26.51%) Pair Programming
8 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
9 20 (24.10%) Microservices
10 19 (22.89%) iOS Development
10 19 (22.89%) SOA
10 19 (22.89%) Software Delivery
11 17 (20.48%) MVC
11 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
12 14 (16.87%) Mobile Development
13 12 (14.46%) Automated Testing
13 12 (14.46%) Project Management
14 11 (13.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) JavaScript
2 35 (42.17%) Java
3 19 (22.89%) Clojure
3 19 (22.89%) Groovy
3 19 (22.89%) Scala
4 16 (19.28%) Objective-C
5 12 (14.46%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) Apple Swift
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) SQL
7 3 (3.61%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.89%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 3 (3.61%) Apple
2 3 (3.61%) Perforce
3 2 (2.41%) IBM
3 2 (2.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) Google
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
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