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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 88 112
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Contract jobs citing OOP 26 70 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.69% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.12% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 54 21
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £389 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -25 20 £375 +7.14% 27
Merseyside - 3 £475 - 5
Lancashire - 1 £300 - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 38 (54.29%) TDD
4 33 (47.14%) Scrum
5 32 (45.71%) Java
5 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
6 28 (40.00%) BDD
7 27 (38.57%) OO
8 25 (35.71%) HTML
9 24 (34.29%) RESTful
10 23 (32.86%) Android
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
10 23 (32.86%) Apple iOS
11 22 (31.43%) Web Services
12 21 (30.00%) Subversion
12 21 (30.00%) HTML5
13 19 (27.14%) REST
13 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
14 18 (25.71%) JSON
14 18 (25.71%) Android Development
15 17 (24.29%) User Experience
15 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
16 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
17 15 (21.43%) Open Source
17 15 (21.43%) PHP
17 15 (21.43%) Pair Programming
17 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (20.00%) Mercurial
18 14 (20.00%) Objective-C
18 14 (20.00%) Project Management

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 6 (8.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) GitHub
2 6 (8.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Internet
2 8 (11.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.43%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) Redis
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (30.00%) Subversion
3 14 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 8 (11.43%) JUnit
5 7 (10.00%) Xcode
6 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.57%) JIRA
7 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.29%) Appium
8 3 (4.29%) Calabash
8 3 (4.29%) CocoaPods
8 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.29%) Hudson
8 3 (4.29%) Robotium
8 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.86%) Selenium
9 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (11.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Senior Developer
3 16 (22.86%) Android Developer
4 12 (17.14%) iOS Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Scala Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Scala Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Java Scala Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Senior Scala Developer
5 11 (15.71%) PHP Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
8 4 (5.71%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Magento Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) HTML
2 24 (34.29%) RESTful
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) Web Services
5 21 (30.00%) HTML5
6 19 (27.14%) REST
7 18 (25.71%) JSON
8 14 (20.00%) CSS3
9 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
9 11 (15.71%) Spring
9 11 (15.71%) XML
10 10 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.86%) .NET
12 8 (11.43%) jQuery
12 8 (11.43%) LAMP
13 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (8.57%) React
14 6 (8.57%) Zend Framework
15 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) User Experience
2 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.86%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.86%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.86%) IPTV
5 2 (2.86%) MHEG
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Games
5 2 (2.86%) New Media
6 1 (1.43%) Animation
6 1 (1.43%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) RIA
6 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Android
1 23 (32.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (54.29%) TDD
3 33 (47.14%) Scrum
4 28 (40.00%) BDD
5 27 (38.57%) OO
6 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
7 18 (25.71%) Android Development
8 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
9 16 (22.86%) iOS Development
10 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (21.43%) Open Source
10 15 (21.43%) Pair Programming
11 14 (20.00%) Project Management
12 13 (18.57%) Microservices
12 13 (18.57%) MVC
13 12 (17.14%) SOA
13 12 (17.14%) Software Delivery
14 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
14 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
15 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.71%) Java
1 32 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.43%) PHP
3 14 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 12 (17.14%) C#
4 12 (17.14%) Clojure
4 12 (17.14%) Groovy
4 12 (17.14%) Scala
5 7 (10.00%) Apple Swift
6 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 5 (7.14%) SQL
7 4 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.86%) ES6
8 2 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Zend
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Apple
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) OpenTV
4 2 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.43%) Facebook
5 1 (1.43%) Google
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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