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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing OO 13 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.06% 1.42% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.69% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 16
Median daily rate £388 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £452 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 533 770 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.34% 84.25% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 562 491
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +37.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £413 - 3
Warrington +22 2 £369 +13.46% 2
Chester +11 2 £413 -8.83% 4
Macclesfield - 1 £525 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 - - 3
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North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Java
3 22 (61.11%) TDD
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Web Services
6 12 (33.33%) OOP
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (33.33%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) MVC
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
7 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.78%) C#
8 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Banking
8 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 9 (25.00%) JSON
9 9 (25.00%) J2EE
9 9 (25.00%) CSS
10 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
10 8 (22.22%) Oracle
10 8 (22.22%) HTML
10 8 (22.22%) Spring
10 8 (22.22%) JPA
10 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 8 (22.22%) DevOps
11 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
11 7 (19.44%) REST
11 7 (19.44%) BDD

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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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.33%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.78%) Grunt
5 1 (2.78%) gulp
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) ProC
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Lead Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Leader
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Web Services
2 12 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) J2EE
3 9 (25.00%) JSON
4 8 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) JPA
4 8 (22.22%) Spring
5 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
5 7 (19.44%) REST
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) SOAP
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.89%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) Zend Framework
8 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 4 (11.11%) Java EE
8 4 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Derivative
1 5 (13.89%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) TDD
3 12 (33.33%) OOP
4 11 (30.56%) MVC
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 6 (16.67%) Microservices
9 5 (13.89%) High Availability
10 4 (11.11%) B2B
10 4 (11.11%) Kanban
10 4 (11.11%) Modular Programming
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
11 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) PHP
5 7 (19.44%) Python
6 4 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.78%) EMIR
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) Perforce
3 5 (13.89%) Zend
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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