Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 72 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 26 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.95% 1.96% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.27% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 21
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +16.98%
10th Percentile £310 £318 £331
90th Percentile £475 £563 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £51.71 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.60% +3.75% +23.08%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1122 1276 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.17% 86.33% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 914 1164
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +9.35%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £275
90th Percentile £619 £613 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.64 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.82% +12.24% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.93 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 18 £425 +11.84%
Warrington +16 4 £369 -19.18% 5
Crewe - 1 £425 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
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North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 20 (76.92%) Web Services
2 20 (76.92%) Spring
2 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 18 (69.23%) SQL
4 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
5 16 (61.54%) JUnit
5 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
6 15 (57.69%) REST
7 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
7 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (53.85%) JPA
7 14 (53.85%) Perforce
7 14 (53.85%) Oracle
7 14 (53.85%) Data Modelling
7 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
8 13 (50.00%) Spring Boot
9 12 (46.15%) SOAP
9 12 (46.15%) Java EE
10 11 (42.31%) RESTful
10 11 (42.31%) Gradle
11 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
11 10 (38.46%) Maven
11 10 (38.46%) Finance
11 10 (38.46%) Scrum
12 9 (34.62%) Banking
12 9 (34.62%) OOP
13 8 (30.77%) HTML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
1 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (76.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (61.54%) JUnit
3 11 (42.31%) Gradle
4 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (38.46%) Maven
5 7 (26.92%) Eclipse
5 7 (26.92%) JProfiler
6 5 (19.23%) IntelliJ
6 5 (19.23%) SonarQube
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) Subversion
8 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (3.85%) GUI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) GUI Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java GUI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Spring
1 20 (76.92%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 15 (57.69%) REST
4 14 (53.85%) JPA
5 13 (50.00%) Spring Boot
6 12 (46.15%) Java EE
6 12 (46.15%) SOAP
7 11 (42.31%) RESTful
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
9 6 (23.08%) jQuery
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) Entity Framework
11 3 (11.54%) .NET Core
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Core
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) STB
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) Unit Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Data Modelling
4 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) OOP
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
8 7 (26.92%) Microservices
8 7 (26.92%) RAD
9 6 (23.08%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 4 (15.38%) MVC
12 3 (11.54%) OOD
12 3 (11.54%) SOLID
13 2 (7.69%) Android Development
13 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
13 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C++
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
1 14 (53.85%) Perforce
2 3 (11.54%) DevExpress
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft