The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 11 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 8.89% 10.87% 25.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 11.90% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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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
39 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.67% 91.30% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 22
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Salford

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Calabash
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) iPad
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) XHTML
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Animation
5 1 (20.00%) Dojo

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) MooTools
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript