The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing OO 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.86% 1.83% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.34% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £413 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.83% +0.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £451 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £453 £475
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 £47.67 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.20% +3.43%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 171 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.71% 78.44% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 156 115
Median daily rate £386 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -37.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Chester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Chester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Chester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for OO.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
4 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
5 6 (35.29%) Microservices
5 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (35.29%) Derivative
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 6 (35.29%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Back Office
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 4 (23.53%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Node.js
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
1 1 (5.88%) gulp
1 1 (5.88%) ProC
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Back Office
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Java Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Java Technical Architect
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Lead Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Apache Camel
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Derivative
1 6 (35.29%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
4 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) ATDD
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (5.88%) EMIR
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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