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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 128 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Contract jobs citing OOP 35 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.41% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.83% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 16
Median daily rate £463 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.06%
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
3041 2840 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.07% 76.92% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1919 1679 1251
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 124 97
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 -4 28 £500 +42.85% 19
Cheshire -33 4 £344 -8.33% 8
Lancashire - 1 - - 5
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 53 (63.86%) OO
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
3 40 (48.19%) TDD
4 36 (43.37%) CSS
5 35 (42.17%) Java
6 32 (38.55%) HTML
7 31 (37.35%) Scrum
8 28 (33.73%) C#
9 25 (30.12%) .NET
9 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
10 24 (28.92%) HTML5
10 24 (28.92%) Spring
11 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
12 20 (24.10%) jQuery
12 20 (24.10%) CSS3
13 19 (22.89%) MVC
14 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
15 17 (20.48%) SOA
15 17 (20.48%) RESTful
15 17 (20.48%) GitHub
16 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (19.28%) Mercurial
16 16 (19.28%) Open Source
16 16 (19.28%) XML
17 15 (18.07%) User Experience
18 14 (16.87%) Microservices
18 14 (16.87%) Software Delivery
18 14 (16.87%) 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 5 (6.02%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.20%) Apache
2 1 (1.20%) Drupal
2 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) HTTP
1 7 (8.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) SAP BI
3 5 (6.02%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.82%) Redis
4 4 (4.82%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.28%) Mercurial
3 11 (13.25%) Subversion
4 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.23%) JIRA
6 5 (6.02%) Checkstyle
6 5 (6.02%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.02%) FindBugs
6 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.02%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Mockito
6 5 (6.02%) Selenium
6 5 (6.02%) SonarQube
7 4 (4.82%) Jasmine
7 4 (4.82%) JsTestDriver
7 4 (4.82%) QUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Grunt
8 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.20%) Zend Studio
General
1 8 (9.64%) Games
2 6 (7.23%) Banking
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (83.13%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Senior Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Java Scala Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Scala Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 14 (16.87%) Senior Scala Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Android Developer
7 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
8 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (8.43%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.02%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (6.02%) WPF Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) CSS
2 32 (38.55%) HTML
3 25 (30.12%) .NET
4 24 (28.92%) HTML5
4 24 (28.92%) Spring
5 20 (24.10%) CSS3
5 20 (24.10%) jQuery
6 17 (20.48%) RESTful
7 16 (19.28%) XML
8 14 (16.87%) Hibernate
9 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
10 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
11 10 (12.05%) JSON
12 8 (9.64%) SOAP
12 8 (9.64%) Web Services
13 7 (8.43%) JDBC
13 7 (8.43%) JSP
13 7 (8.43%) Servlets
13 7 (8.43%) Spring MVC
14 6 (7.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (18.07%) User Experience
3 13 (15.66%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.23%) MHEG
5 5 (6.02%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.82%) Animation
6 4 (4.82%) Interactive TV
6 4 (4.82%) IPTV
6 4 (4.82%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.41%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.20%) DTV
8 1 (1.20%) STB
8 1 (1.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Android
2 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.02%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (63.86%) OO
2 40 (48.19%) TDD
3 31 (37.35%) Scrum
4 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (26.51%) Unit Testing
6 19 (22.89%) MVC
7 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (20.48%) SOA
9 16 (19.28%) Open Source
10 14 (16.87%) Microservices
10 14 (16.87%) Pair Programming
10 14 (16.87%) Software Delivery
11 12 (14.46%) Android Development
11 12 (14.46%) BDD
12 9 (10.84%) Automated Testing
12 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.84%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.64%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (9.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 51 (61.45%) JavaScript
2 35 (42.17%) Java
3 28 (33.73%) C#
4 14 (16.87%) Clojure
4 14 (16.87%) Groovy
4 14 (16.87%) Scala
5 11 (13.25%) C++
6 10 (12.05%) SQL
7 9 (10.84%) PHP
8 5 (6.02%) ABAP
8 5 (6.02%) PHP 5
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.61%) C
10 3 (3.61%) Python
11 2 (2.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (7.23%) SAP
2 5 (6.02%) IBM
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Perforce
3 4 (4.82%) OpenTV
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.20%) Zend
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