Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 95 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 50 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.85% 1.94% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.22% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 40
Manchester median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -11.11%
10th Percentile £342 £280 £285
90th Percentile £591 £525 £475
North West median daily rate £500 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £42.50
North West median hourly rate £42.00 - £42.50

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 2,339 2,659 2,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 86.60% 87.21% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,526 1,728 1,324
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 100 53
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £18.79 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.53% -10.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £34.00 £40.20 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £26.04 £21.78 £34.00
% change year-on-year +19.57% -35.94% -2.86%

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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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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
Stockport +11 2 £375 -6.25%
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for OO.

1 22 (44.00%) OOP
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) DevOps
3 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (36.00%) Java
5 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
6 16 (32.00%) TDD
7 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (28.00%) C#
7 14 (28.00%) .NET
8 13 (26.00%) MVC
8 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (24.00%) Scrum
9 12 (24.00%) HTML
9 12 (24.00%) CSS
9 12 (24.00%) Mobile App
9 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
10 11 (22.00%) React
10 11 (22.00%) gulp
10 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
10 11 (22.00%) MySQL
10 11 (22.00%) HTTP
11 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (20.00%) Front End Development
11 10 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (20.00%) User Experience
11 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 9 (18.00%) Microservices
12 9 (18.00%) Banking

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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 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.00%) CMS
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (10.00%) Magento
3 1 (2.00%) OpenCart
3 1 (2.00%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) GitHub
2 4 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) npm
4 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) HTTP
2 7 (14.00%) DHCP
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
2 7 (14.00%) FTP
2 7 (14.00%) SSL
2 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
1 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.00%) gulp
3 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.00%) Selenium
5 7 (14.00%) Travis CI
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (10.00%) Maven
7 4 (8.00%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.00%) Gradle
7 4 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
8 3 (6.00%) Grunt
8 3 (6.00%) JIRA
8 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (6.00%) Subversion
9 2 (4.00%) Ant
9 2 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Android Developer
2 5 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Magento Developer
3 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (4.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Manager
5 2 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (4.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.00%) React
4 8 (16.00%) RESTful
4 8 (16.00%) Sass
5 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.00%) Node.js
6 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (10.00%) SOAP
8 4 (8.00%) Android SDK
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.00%) Laravel
8 4 (8.00%) OOCSS
8 4 (8.00%) Vue.js
8 4 (8.00%) XSL
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
9 3 (6.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 10 (20.00%) User Experience
3 6 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) iPad
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Android
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) MVS
2 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) OOP
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) DevOps
3 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 14 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.00%) MVC
7 12 (24.00%) Scrum
8 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (18.00%) Microservices
11 8 (16.00%) BDD
11 8 (16.00%) CRM
12 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
12 7 (14.00%) Mobile Development
12 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.00%) Sprint Planning
12 7 (14.00%) Sprint Retrospective
13 6 (12.00%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (12.00%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.00%) Java
3 14 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (14.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) Kotlin
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) ES6
7 1 (2.00%) JCL
7 1 (2.00%) Lua
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Zend
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (2.00%) Micro Focus