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 3 months to 30 March 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 Design (OOD)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 92 91
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1  
Contract jobs citing OOD 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Median daily rate £319 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £380 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.06% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD 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 1066 1500 1265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.51% 83.47% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 906 675
Median daily rate £381 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.77% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Manchester

OOD
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

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Manchester

OOD
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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 25 (92.59%) OO
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 16 (59.26%) MVC
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 14 (51.85%) OOP
6 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 13 (48.15%) REST
7 12 (44.44%) HTML
8 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
9 10 (37.04%) Scrum
10 9 (33.33%) SQL
10 9 (33.33%) NUnit
11 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (25.93%) Microservices
12 7 (25.93%) RESTful
12 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
12 7 (25.93%) SaaS
12 7 (25.93%) PHP
13 6 (22.22%) Windows
13 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 6 (22.22%) SOA
13 6 (22.22%) WPF

OOD
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 5 (18.52%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) SaaS
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 6 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) NUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) PHP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) LAMP Developer
5 4 (14.81%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
1 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (51.85%) Web Services
4 13 (48.15%) REST
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
7 6 (22.22%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) LAMP
8 5 (18.52%) Zend Framework
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
11 2 (7.41%) Java EE
11 2 (7.41%) JSP
11 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
11 2 (7.41%) Struts
11 2 (7.41%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) OO
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) MVC
4 14 (51.85%) OOP
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (22.22%) SOA
9 5 (18.52%) B2B
9 5 (18.52%) B2C
9 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
9 5 (18.52%) Web Design
10 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (18.52%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Zend