Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 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 > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 65 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 -39
Contract jobs citing OO 53 105 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.82% 2.97% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.55% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 92 66
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £311 £311 £289
90th Percentile £475 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +19.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2367 2961 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.17% 83.86% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1885 1806
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £240
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +67.60%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 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
Bolton -1 2 - - 1
Stockport -4 2 - - 1
Altrincham -9 1 £426 +15.00% 3
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North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OO.

1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) TDD
3 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.19%) Java
5 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
6 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.64%) HTML
8 11 (20.75%) Spring
9 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
9 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
9 10 (18.87%) C#
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) Oracle
9 10 (18.87%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) OOD
10 9 (16.98%) MVC
10 9 (16.98%) Scrum
10 9 (16.98%) HTML5
10 9 (16.98%) Front End Development
11 8 (15.09%) JPA
11 8 (15.09%) JUnit
12 7 (13.21%) PHP
12 7 (13.21%) Finance
12 7 (13.21%) Web Development
12 7 (13.21%) Objective-C
12 7 (13.21%) Apple Swift
12 7 (13.21%) DevOps
12 7 (13.21%) AngularJS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (3.77%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (3.77%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.89%) Mule
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) LabWindows
1 2 (3.77%) Magento
2 1 (1.89%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) npm
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
1 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) JUnit
3 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) Gradle
4 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.66%) JProfiler
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) iOS Developer
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Angular Developer
6 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.77%) Android Developer
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) Spring
3 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) CSS
3 10 (18.87%) Hibernate
4 9 (16.98%) HTML5
5 8 (15.09%) JPA
6 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.32%) Java EE
7 6 (11.32%) Node.js
7 6 (11.32%) REST
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) iOS SDK
8 5 (9.43%) jQuery
8 5 (9.43%) JSON
8 5 (9.43%) SOAP
9 4 (7.55%) Angular 2
9 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
9 4 (7.55%) Laravel
9 4 (7.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.66%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.77%) iPhone
3 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) TDD
3 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.53%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Front End Development
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
6 9 (16.98%) OOD
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
7 7 (13.21%) Web Development
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.43%) SOLID
10 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.55%) OOP
10 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.66%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) C#
3 10 (18.87%) SQL
4 7 (13.21%) Apple Swift
4 7 (13.21%) Objective-C
4 7 (13.21%) PHP
5 3 (5.66%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.89%) ABAP
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.89%) Varnish
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Perforce
3 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) WSO2
4 1 (1.89%) Zend