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 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 Programming (OOP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 75 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3  
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 1.58% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.92% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
Median daily rate £400 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £359 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

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 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%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (86.36%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) .NET
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 12 (54.55%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
6 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (40.91%) NUnit
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (40.91%) Web Services
8 9 (40.91%) OOD
9 8 (36.36%) Microservices
10 7 (31.82%) REST
10 7 (31.82%) SOA
10 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
11 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
11 6 (27.27%) HTML5
12 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 5 (22.73%) B2B
12 5 (22.73%) B2C
12 5 (22.73%) Java
13 4 (18.18%) CSS

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) NUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) .NET
3 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
7 7 (31.82%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) RESTful
10 3 (13.64%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 2 (9.09%) Apache Felix
11 2 (9.09%) Apache Sling
11 2 (9.09%) CSS3
11 2 (9.09%) J2EE
11 2 (9.09%) JSP
11 2 (9.09%) JSR 170
11 2 (9.09%) OSGi
11 2 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) New Media
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) iPad
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 12 (54.55%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) OOD
5 8 (36.36%) Microservices
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) SOA
7 5 (22.73%) B2B
7 5 (22.73%) B2C
7 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) SOLID
9 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.55%) Clojure
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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