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 3 months to 26 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing OO 25 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.79% 1.98% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.40% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 21
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +14.80% +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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1114 1459 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.80% 82.57% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 878 693
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 34
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £17.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% -6.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £350 - 4
Altrincham - 1 £426 - 3
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North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for OO.

1 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) HTML
3 28 (46.67%) Scrum
4 23 (38.33%) Java
5 21 (35.00%) HTML5
6 18 (30.00%) CSS
7 17 (28.33%) .NET
7 17 (28.33%) C#
7 17 (28.33%) SQL
7 17 (28.33%) Web Services
8 16 (26.67%) MVC
9 15 (25.00%) REST
10 14 (23.33%) OOP
10 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
11 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (21.67%) JUnit
12 12 (20.00%) OOD
12 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (18.33%) PHP
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 10 (16.67%) DevOps
15 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (15.00%) CSS3

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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 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Mule
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Magento
2 2 (3.33%) LabWindows
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) JUnit
2 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.00%) NUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) Maven
5 5 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.67%) Grunt
7 3 (5.00%) JIRA
8 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
8 2 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (3.33%) gulp
8 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.67%) Gradle
9 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
9 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) Selenium
9 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 17 (28.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) OO PHP Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (35.00%) HTML5
3 18 (30.00%) CSS
4 17 (28.33%) .NET
4 17 (28.33%) Web Services
5 15 (25.00%) REST
6 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
7 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (15.00%) CSS3
8 9 (15.00%) RESTful
8 9 (15.00%) XML
9 7 (11.67%) Java EE
9 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (10.00%) JPA
10 6 (10.00%) SOAP
10 6 (10.00%) Spring
11 5 (8.33%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) CentOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) Scrum
3 16 (26.67%) MVC
4 14 (23.33%) OOP
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.00%) OOD
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.67%) DevOps
8 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (13.33%) Microservices
11 7 (11.67%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.67%) SOA
12 6 (10.00%) API Development
12 6 (10.00%) BDD
13 5 (8.33%) B2B
13 5 (8.33%) Front End Development
13 5 (8.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (38.33%) Java
3 17 (28.33%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.33%) ABAP
6 2 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Clojure
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
7 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.33%) Perforce
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.67%) WSO2
3 1 (1.67%) Zend
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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