The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 28 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 Programming (OOP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.36% 1.62% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.94% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 25
Median daily rate £325 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.22% +0.64%  

OOP 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 1067 1496 1285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.89% 83.67% 78.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 907 688
Median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.22%  
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 25 24 26
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.60% +8.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Manchester

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Manchester

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Manchester

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Manchester

OOP
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 OOP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Salford -2 4 £425 +30.76%
OOP
North West

OOP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 19 (65.52%) OO
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
2 16 (55.17%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) Web Services
3 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) OOD
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) C#
6 10 (34.48%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (34.48%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (31.03%) Microservices
7 9 (31.03%) RESTful
7 9 (31.03%) NUnit
7 9 (31.03%) Java
7 9 (31.03%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (27.59%) SOA
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) PHP
9 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
10 6 (20.69%) Games
10 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.69%) LAMP

OOP
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 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) NUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Games
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) PHP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) LAMP Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Agile C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Android Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) HTML
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (34.48%) REST
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (31.03%) RESTful
5 6 (20.69%) LAMP
6 5 (17.24%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
7 4 (13.79%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) React Native
8 3 (10.34%) XSD
9 2 (6.90%) JSR 170
9 2 (6.90%) Pixi.js
9 2 (6.90%) React
9 2 (6.90%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) New Media
4 2 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Games
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (65.52%) OO
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) OOD
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (31.03%) Microservices
6 8 (27.59%) SOA
7 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
7 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (17.24%) B2B
8 5 (17.24%) B2C
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) Web Design
9 4 (13.79%) Android Development
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Clojure
6 2 (6.90%) ES6
6 2 (6.90%) Groovy
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
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