Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 21 November 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 Design (OOD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 131 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +4
Contract jobs citing OOD 20 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.37% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 20
Manchester median daily rate £375 £344 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.51% +15.85%
10th Percentile £325 £174 £305
90th Percentile £525 £415 £444
North West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £51.71 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +32.59% -

OOD 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 2,566 2,438 3,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.69% 82.25% 85.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,649 1,555 1,909
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 88 64
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +22.95% -23.75%
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.75 £11.08
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £21.76 £28.00 £21.05
% change year-on-year -22.29% +33.05% -30.20%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD 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 OOD in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD 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 OOD in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD 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 OOD within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bury - 6 £363 -
Stockport +8 2 - -
Salford - 1 - - 1
OOD
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) OO
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 6 (30.00%) Sass
4 6 (30.00%) LESS
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
4 6 (30.00%) Aurelia
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) React
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle

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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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (30.00%) Aurelia
2 6 (30.00%) LESS
2 6 (30.00%) Sass
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) React
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) Durandal
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) Black Duck
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase