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 24 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 Design (OOD)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 95 92
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £360 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -31.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 1097 1491 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.25% 82.70% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 896 690
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +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 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% +0.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 24 June 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) OO
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) HTML
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (64.29%) OOP
5 9 (64.29%) NUnit
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (57.14%) REST
7 7 (50.00%) Microservices
7 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (42.86%) SOA
9 5 (35.71%) B2B
9 5 (35.71%) B2C
9 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 5 (35.71%) Degree
9 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
10 2 (14.29%) RESTful
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) DOM
6 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) OSGi
6 1 (7.14%) SAX
6 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Struts2
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) OO
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 9 (64.29%) OOP
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (50.00%) Microservices
7 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (42.86%) SOA
9 5 (35.71%) B2B
9 5 (35.71%) B2C
9 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 1 (7.14%) BDD
10 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (7.14%) High Availability
10 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA