The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 10 18
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 4.17% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.88% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 80.77% 70.83% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 15
Average daily rate £325 £343 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +24.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

OOP
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Telematics
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL