Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 93 67
Rank change year-on-year +18 -26 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 73 47 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.33% 1.65% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.00% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 87
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +8.76%
10th Percentile £329 £311 £309
90th Percentile £496 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £45.00 -
North West median hourly rate - £51.71 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +24.60% +7.10%

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 2,568 2,350 3,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 82.07% 82.69% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,630 1,476 1,929
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 80 66
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +23.81% -15.27%
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.75 £10.94
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.30 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.45% +42.86% -29.32%

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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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 2 £330 - 2
Salford - 1 - - 2
OO
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Java
3 30 (41.10%) OOP
3 30 (41.10%) TDD
4 19 (26.03%) PHP
4 19 (26.03%) RESTful
5 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.66%) C#
5 18 (24.66%) Scrum
6 17 (23.29%) HTML
7 14 (19.18%) Oracle
7 14 (19.18%) CSS
7 14 (19.18%) MVC
8 13 (17.81%) .NET
8 13 (17.81%) Spring
8 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
9 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
11 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
11 10 (13.70%) OO PHP
11 10 (13.70%) SQL
12 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
12 9 (12.33%) Selenium
12 9 (12.33%) Degree
12 9 (12.33%) Maven
12 9 (12.33%) Retail
12 9 (12.33%) Microservices
12 9 (12.33%) React
12 9 (12.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (12.33%) 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 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) Liferay
2 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) npm
2 1 (1.37%) Slack
2 1 (1.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.33%) Maven
2 9 (12.33%) Selenium
3 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
4 4 (5.48%) Subversion
5 3 (4.11%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.11%) JIRA
5 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
6 2 (2.74%) gulp
6 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.74%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.37%) Mocha
General
1 9 (12.33%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (83.56%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.66%) PHP Developer
4 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Automation Tester
6 6 (8.22%) React Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Agile Tester
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Java Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) RESTful
2 17 (23.29%) HTML
3 14 (19.18%) CSS
4 13 (17.81%) .NET
4 13 (17.81%) Spring
5 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.33%) React
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.59%) Hibernate
7 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 7 (9.59%) Web Services
8 5 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (6.85%) Node.js
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.48%) CSS3
9 4 (5.48%) Java EE
9 4 (5.48%) JSON
9 4 (5.48%) Middleware
9 4 (5.48%) SOAP
9 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.10%) OOP
2 30 (41.10%) TDD
3 18 (24.66%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) MVC
5 13 (17.81%) Unit Testing
6 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.70%) OO PHP
8 9 (12.33%) Microservices
9 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.59%) SOA
10 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.22%) Mobile Development
10 6 (8.22%) SDET
10 6 (8.22%) Software Delivery
11 5 (6.85%) BDD
11 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 5 (6.85%) Kanban
12 4 (5.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) PHP
3 18 (24.66%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 7 (9.59%) Java 8
7 6 (8.22%) Groovy
7 6 (8.22%) Scala
8 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.11%) Clojure
9 3 (4.11%) Kotlin
9 3 (4.11%) PHP 7
10 2 (2.74%) C++
11 1 (1.37%) C
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.37%) ES6
11 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.37%) Perl
11 1 (1.37%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.48%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) hybris
2 3 (4.11%) Zend
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.37%) Perforce
4 1 (1.37%) Sybase