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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 9 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 17.39% 2.17% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.05% 2.38% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
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£323 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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Manchester

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
42 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 91.30% 91.30% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 22
Average daily rate £350 £343 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) OOD
4 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
5 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) VB
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
4 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (8.33%) UIKit
4 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) OOD
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA