The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 9 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 11.11% 3.70% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.00% 4.17% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
20 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 74.07% 88.89% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 12
Average daily rate £395 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Salford region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Salford region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing OO 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 OO.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Games

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java