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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 35 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.26% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £259 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-49.78% -8.88%
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
2988 2223 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 77.21% 73.46% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1786 1197 973
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 102 92
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +33.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 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 3 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 -11 20 £475 +46.15% 33
Cheshire 0 11 £388 +19.23% 11
Merseyside - 2 - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) OO
3 49 (48.04%) TDD
4 48 (47.06%) Java
5 43 (42.16%) HTML
6 42 (41.18%) Git (software)
7 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
8 36 (35.29%) jQuery
9 33 (32.35%) CSS
10 30 (29.41%) SDLC
11 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (27.45%) Subversion
13 26 (25.49%) Scrum
14 25 (24.51%) Web Services
15 24 (23.53%) .NET
15 24 (23.53%) C#
15 24 (23.53%) JSON
16 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
17 22 (21.57%) MVC
18 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
19 20 (19.61%) PHP
20 19 (18.63%) Degree
20 19 (18.63%) Objective-C
20 19 (18.63%) Android
21 18 (17.65%) Open Source
21 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
21 18 (17.65%) iOS Development
21 18 (17.65%) SQL
22 17 (16.67%) OOD
22 17 (16.67%) Android Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (4.90%) Confluence
1 5 (4.90%) Node.js
2 4 (3.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) Drupal
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) Mule
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
1 2 (1.96%) PaaS
1 2 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MySQL
3 7 (6.86%) RavenDB
4 3 (2.94%) Big Data
4 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 42 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 28 (27.45%) Subversion
3 12 (11.76%) Ant
3 12 (11.76%) JUnit
4 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.86%) ReSharper
5 7 (6.86%) Mercurial
6 6 (5.88%) JIRA
6 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.94%) Maven
7 3 (2.94%) Xcode
7 3 (2.94%) FishEye
7 3 (2.94%) Gradle
7 3 (2.94%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.96%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.98%) Appium
9 1 (0.98%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.98%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (7.84%) Banking
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Finance
4 4 (3.92%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (82.35%) Developer
2 27 (26.47%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (9.80%) Team Leader
4 10 (9.80%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (9.80%) Software Development Team Leader
4 10 (9.80%) Software Team Leader
5 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) iOS Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Software Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.16%) HTML
2 36 (35.29%) jQuery
3 33 (32.35%) CSS
4 25 (24.51%) Web Services
5 24 (23.53%) .NET
5 24 (23.53%) JSON
6 18 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 17 (16.67%) REST
8 16 (15.69%) HTML5
9 13 (12.75%) XML
10 12 (11.76%) J2EE
10 12 (11.76%) RESTful
11 11 (10.78%) SOAP
11 11 (10.78%) Backbone.js
12 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
13 9 (8.82%) CSS3
13 9 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (6.86%) LINQ
15 6 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) iPhone
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Animation
7 1 (0.98%) Informatics
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.98%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.98%) IPTV
7 1 (0.98%) mHealth
7 1 (0.98%) MHEG
7 1 (0.98%) iPad
7 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.98%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Android
2 16 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.80%) Linux
4 9 (8.82%) Windows
5 6 (5.88%) AIX
5 6 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (56.86%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) OO
3 49 (48.04%) TDD
4 30 (29.41%) SDLC
5 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (25.49%) Scrum
7 22 (21.57%) MVC
8 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
9 18 (17.65%) Open Source
9 18 (17.65%) iOS Development
10 17 (16.67%) Android Development
10 17 (16.67%) OOD
11 15 (14.71%) BDD
12 13 (12.75%) Unit Testing
12 13 (12.75%) SOA
13 10 (9.80%) Resource Management
13 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.82%) Waterfall
15 8 (7.84%) Mobile Development
16 7 (6.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.06%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (23.53%) C#
4 20 (19.61%) PHP
5 19 (18.63%) Objective-C
6 18 (17.65%) SQL
7 13 (12.75%) C++
8 10 (9.80%) VB
9 9 (8.82%) C
10 8 (7.84%) Python
11 7 (6.86%) PHP5
11 7 (6.86%) Groovy
11 7 (6.86%) Scala
12 4 (3.92%) Ruby
13 3 (2.94%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.94%) Perl
14 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.98%) ABAP
15 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) yum
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Zend
3 3 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Perforce
5 1 (0.98%) OpenTV
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter
5 1 (0.98%) SAP
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