The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 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 (OO)
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8  
Contract jobs citing OO 81 93 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.13% 2.40% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.92% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 70
Median daily rate £369 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO 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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2120 3183 2847
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.04% 82.27% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1929 1547
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 130
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +4 37 £325 -12.16% 54
Cheshire +35 24 £430 +22.85% 15
Lancashire +17 10 £375 +1.35% 6
Merseyside +1 8 £338 +16.17% 6
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England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 105 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (47.20%) JavaScript
3 73 (45.34%) Java
4 67 (41.61%) HTML
5 60 (37.27%) TDD
6 54 (33.54%) CSS
7 50 (31.06%) Web Services
8 47 (29.19%) Scrum
9 43 (26.71%) C#
10 41 (25.47%) OOP
11 38 (23.60%) SQL
12 37 (22.98%) MVC
13 35 (21.74%) Finance
13 35 (21.74%) .NET
13 35 (21.74%) OOD
13 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
14 34 (21.12%) REST
15 33 (20.50%) Git (software)
16 32 (19.88%) jQuery
16 32 (19.88%) AngularJS
17 31 (19.25%) HTML5
18 29 (18.01%) J2EE
18 29 (18.01%) PHP
19 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET
20 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
21 25 (15.53%) RESTful
22 24 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (14.91%) Spring
23 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing
23 23 (14.29%) SOAP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (6.83%) Apache
2 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.11%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.11%) JBoss
3 5 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.48%) CMS
4 4 (2.48%) Drupal
4 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.86%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.24%) Confluence
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.62%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.62%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.59%) SaaS
4 8 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.86%) GitHub
7 3 (1.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.48%) AMQP
4 3 (1.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.62%) RS-232
5 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.42%) MySQL
2 20 (12.42%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.83%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.73%) DB2
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.24%) Big Data
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (20.50%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.56%) JUnit
3 9 (5.59%) NUnit
3 9 (5.59%) Subversion
4 8 (4.97%) Grunt
4 8 (4.97%) gulp
5 7 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.73%) Mercurial
7 5 (3.11%) Maven
7 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.86%) Selenium
10 2 (1.24%) Axure RP
10 2 (1.24%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.24%) JIRA
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) Gradle
11 1 (0.62%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (21.74%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Banking
3 8 (4.97%) Back Office
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Front Office
6 2 (1.24%) Games
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 119 (73.91%) Developer
2 37 (22.98%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.53%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.42%) PHP Developer
5 16 (9.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Architect
6 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Angular Developer
7 9 (5.59%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.97%) Agile Developer
8 8 (4.97%) Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.73%) Java Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Java Technical Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (41.61%) HTML
2 54 (33.54%) CSS
3 50 (31.06%) Web Services
4 35 (21.74%) .NET
5 34 (21.12%) REST
6 32 (19.88%) AngularJS
6 32 (19.88%) jQuery
7 31 (19.25%) HTML5
8 29 (18.01%) J2EE
9 27 (16.77%) ASP.NET
10 25 (15.53%) RESTful
11 24 (14.91%) Spring
12 23 (14.29%) SOAP
13 21 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (13.04%) CSS3
13 21 (13.04%) Node.js
14 19 (11.80%) XML
15 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (9.94%) Hibernate
17 15 (9.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.97%) Derivative
4 7 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.11%) User Experience
7 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.24%) Clustering
8 2 (1.24%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.24%) Fintech
8 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) DataPower
9 1 (0.62%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) STB
9 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.42%) Linux
2 10 (6.21%) Windows
3 8 (4.97%) Android
4 7 (4.35%) Unix
5 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (37.27%) TDD
3 47 (29.19%) Scrum
4 41 (25.47%) OOP
5 37 (22.98%) MVC
6 35 (21.74%) OOD
6 35 (21.74%) Software Engineering
7 24 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 20 (12.42%) Microservices
10 17 (10.56%) Front End Development
11 15 (9.32%) BDD
11 15 (9.32%) DevOps
12 13 (8.07%) SOA
12 13 (8.07%) UML
13 12 (7.45%) Data Modelling
13 12 (7.45%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (7.45%) Open Source
14 11 (6.83%) High Availability
15 10 (6.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.20%) JavaScript
2 73 (45.34%) Java
3 43 (26.71%) C#
4 38 (23.60%) SQL
5 29 (18.01%) PHP
6 21 (13.04%) Python
7 9 (5.59%) C++
7 9 (5.59%) Scala
8 7 (4.35%) Groovy
8 7 (4.35%) Ruby
9 6 (3.73%) Clojure
9 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.48%) Perl
11 3 (1.86%) F#
11 3 (1.86%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.24%) C
13 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.24%) PhD
3 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.62%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (7.45%) Zend
2 9 (5.59%) Oracle
3 7 (4.35%) hybris
4 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.48%) IBM
5 4 (2.48%) Perforce
6 3 (1.86%) Sybase
7 2 (1.24%) Adobe
7 2 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.62%) Google
8 1 (0.62%) Kony
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter
8 1 (0.62%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.62%) Yahoo!
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