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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 127 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 36 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.32% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 16
Median daily rate £463 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%
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
3005 2950 2214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.11% 78.10% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1886 1737 1212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 126 92
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.00 £26.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.48% +38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 31 £500 +35.59% 24
Cheshire -11 1 £300 -25.00% 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) OO
3 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 43 (47.25%) TDD
5 41 (45.05%) CSS
6 37 (40.66%) Java
7 36 (39.56%) HTML
7 36 (39.56%) Scrum
8 32 (35.16%) Git (software)
9 30 (32.97%) C#
10 28 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (29.67%) HTML5
11 27 (29.67%) .NET
12 26 (28.57%) Spring
12 26 (28.57%) Unit Testing
13 22 (24.18%) MVC
13 22 (24.18%) jQuery
13 22 (24.18%) CSS3
14 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
14 19 (20.88%) SOA
14 19 (20.88%) GitHub
14 19 (20.88%) Open Source
14 19 (20.88%) RESTful
15 18 (19.78%) Mercurial
15 18 (19.78%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (19.78%) User Experience
15 18 (19.78%) Pair Programming
16 17 (18.68%) XML
16 17 (18.68%) Android
17 16 (17.58%) Scala

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 (5.49%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 5 (5.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Drupal
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Magento
2 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) GitHub
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) HTTP
2 9 (9.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) MySQL
3 5 (5.49%) SAP BI
3 5 (5.49%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.40%) Redis
4 4 (4.40%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (35.16%) Git (software)
2 18 (19.78%) Mercurial
3 14 (15.38%) Subversion
4 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.69%) Selenium
6 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 5 (5.49%) Checkstyle
7 5 (5.49%) FindBugs
7 5 (5.49%) Maven
7 5 (5.49%) Mockito
7 5 (5.49%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.40%) JsTestDriver
8 4 (4.40%) QUnit
9 3 (3.30%) JUnit
10 2 (2.20%) Calabash
10 2 (2.20%) Robotium
10 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (83.52%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 18 (19.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Java Scala Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Scala Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 16 (17.58%) Senior Scala Developer
6 13 (14.29%) Android Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Software Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (8.79%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.69%) iOS Developer
10 5 (5.49%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.49%) WPF Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.40%) HTML Developer
11 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) CSS
2 36 (39.56%) HTML
3 27 (29.67%) .NET
3 27 (29.67%) HTML5
4 26 (28.57%) Spring
5 22 (24.18%) CSS3
5 22 (24.18%) jQuery
6 19 (20.88%) RESTful
7 17 (18.68%) XML
8 16 (17.58%) Hibernate
9 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 12 (13.19%) JSON
11 11 (12.09%) .NET Framework
12 9 (9.89%) Web Services
13 8 (8.79%) SOAP
14 7 (7.69%) Backbone.js
14 7 (7.69%) JDBC
14 7 (7.69%) JSP
14 7 (7.69%) REST
14 7 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Enterprise Software
1 18 (19.78%) User Experience
2 12 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.49%) MHEG
4 5 (5.49%) N-Tier
5 4 (4.40%) Animation
5 4 (4.40%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.30%) Interactive TV
6 3 (3.30%) IPTV
7 2 (2.20%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.20%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.10%) STB
8 1 (1.10%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Android
2 12 (13.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.40%) AIX
4 3 (3.30%) Windows
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (60.44%) OO
3 43 (47.25%) TDD
4 36 (39.56%) Scrum
5 28 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 22 (24.18%) MVC
8 19 (20.88%) Open Source
8 19 (20.88%) SOA
8 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
9 18 (19.78%) Pair Programming
10 16 (17.58%) BDD
10 16 (17.58%) Microservices
10 16 (17.58%) Software Delivery
11 15 (16.48%) Android Development
12 13 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.89%) Mobile Development
13 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
14 8 (8.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 37 (40.66%) Java
3 30 (32.97%) C#
4 16 (17.58%) Clojure
4 16 (17.58%) Groovy
4 16 (17.58%) Scala
5 10 (10.99%) C++
5 10 (10.99%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) SQL
7 7 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.59%) Ruby
9 5 (5.49%) ABAP
9 5 (5.49%) PHP 5
10 3 (3.30%) Python
11 2 (2.20%) C
11 2 (2.20%) Go
12 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) SAP
2 5 (5.49%) IBM
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Perforce
3 3 (3.30%) Apple
3 3 (3.30%) OpenTV
4 1 (1.10%) Zend
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