Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 90 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 74 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.31% 1.79% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.16% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 29 89
Manchester median daily rate £406 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -0.12% +14.43%
10th Percentile £331 £311 £304
90th Percentile £491 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £45.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £48.36 £46.61
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +16.51%

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 2,625 2,409 2,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.11% 82.87% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,680 1,567 1,852
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 84 62
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £19.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +20.63% -17.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £33.88 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £27.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year -17.05% +18.19% -23.11%

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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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +6 3 £280 - 3
Stockport +3 1 £425 - 4
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 53 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) OOP
3 30 (40.54%) Java
4 25 (33.78%) PHP
5 23 (31.08%) TDD
6 21 (28.38%) Scrum
7 20 (27.03%) Oracle
8 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.97%) C#
10 16 (21.62%) RESTful
11 15 (20.27%) HTML
12 14 (18.92%) CSS
12 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
13 12 (16.22%) OO PHP
13 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
13 12 (16.22%) .NET
13 12 (16.22%) MySQL
13 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
14 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
14 11 (14.86%) React
15 10 (13.51%) HTML5
15 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
15 10 (13.51%) Spring
16 9 (12.16%) Maven
16 9 (12.16%) Retail
16 9 (12.16%) Degree
16 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.16%) MVC
16 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
16 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree

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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 7 (9.46%) Apache
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) npm
3 1 (1.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) IPsec
1 1 (1.35%) SSL
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.22%) MySQL
3 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Maven
3 8 (10.81%) Selenium
4 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.41%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.05%) JMeter
6 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
6 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.70%) Gradle
7 2 (2.70%) gulp
7 2 (2.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.35%) Gatling
8 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.35%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.35%) The Grinder
8 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 9 (12.16%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (86.49%) Developer
2 25 (33.78%) PHP Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) .NET Developer
4 8 (10.81%) React Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.11%) Tester
6 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Agile Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Developer in Test
8 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.05%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) RESTful
2 15 (20.27%) HTML
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
4 12 (16.22%) .NET
5 11 (14.86%) React
6 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.51%) HTML5
6 10 (13.51%) Spring
7 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.11%) Sass
10 5 (6.76%) CSS3
10 5 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (6.76%) Web Services
11 4 (5.41%) Classic ASP
11 4 (5.41%) JSON
11 4 (5.41%) LAMP
11 4 (5.41%) Laravel
11 4 (5.41%) Middleware
11 4 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Android
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) OOP
3 23 (31.08%) TDD
4 21 (28.38%) Scrum
5 12 (16.22%) OO PHP
5 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.16%) MVC
8 6 (8.11%) Microservices
8 6 (8.11%) Mobile Development
8 6 (8.11%) OOD
8 6 (8.11%) SDET
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
10 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) PHP
3 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.97%) C#
5 8 (10.81%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) SQL
6 7 (9.46%) Java 8
7 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) Kotlin
8 3 (4.05%) PHP 7
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) Clojure
9 2 (2.70%) ES6
9 2 (2.70%) Groovy
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Zend
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.35%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase