Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 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
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 78 78
Rank change year-on-year -39 0 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 101 139 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 2.56% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.06% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 102 107
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £252 £300 £289
90th Percentile £515 £475 £500
England median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +7.38%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,981 4,543 6,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.70% 83.68% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,133 2,800 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £241 £253
90th Percentile £575 £550 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 200 233
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £35.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.65% +18.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.55 £49.40
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 6 months to 23 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 60 £394 +16.67% 86
Cheshire -19 28 £350 -17.65% 44
Merseyside +10 5 £413 +24.53% 12
Lancashire -17 5 £363 -3.33% 6
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England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for OO.

1 71 (70.30%) JavaScript
2 59 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (45.54%) HTML
4 42 (41.58%) Java
4 42 (41.58%) CSS
5 37 (36.63%) PHP
5 37 (36.63%) TDD
6 32 (31.68%) MVC
7 29 (28.71%) Front End Development
8 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
9 23 (22.77%) jQuery
10 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
10 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
11 21 (20.79%) Spring
12 20 (19.80%) SQL
12 20 (19.80%) OOP
12 20 (19.80%) OO PHP
12 20 (19.80%) HTML5
13 18 (17.82%) CSS3
13 18 (17.82%) C#
14 16 (15.84%) Hibernate
14 16 (15.84%) Laravel
14 16 (15.84%) Node.js
14 16 (15.84%) RESTful
15 15 (14.85%) Finance
16 13 (12.87%) Web Services
16 13 (12.87%) BDD
16 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
16 13 (12.87%) React

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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 8 (7.92%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.98%) Drupal
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) Liferay
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) AMQP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) MySQL
2 8 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.97%) Big Data
4 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.97%) HBase
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) Maven
3 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.92%) Gradle
3 8 (7.92%) JIRA
3 8 (7.92%) Subversion
4 7 (6.93%) JProfiler
4 7 (6.93%) JUnit
5 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.96%) Grunt
6 4 (3.96%) Hudson
6 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.98%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.98%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.99%) Ant
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) PHP Developer
3 22 (21.78%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (7.92%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.93%) React Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Angular Developer
6 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
7 4 (3.96%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (3.96%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Designer
8 3 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Magento Developer
8 3 (2.97%) PHP Magento Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (45.54%) HTML
2 42 (41.58%) CSS
3 23 (22.77%) jQuery
4 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
5 21 (20.79%) Spring
6 20 (19.80%) HTML5
7 18 (17.82%) CSS3
8 16 (15.84%) Hibernate
8 16 (15.84%) Laravel
8 16 (15.84%) Node.js
8 16 (15.84%) RESTful
9 13 (12.87%) React
9 13 (12.87%) Web Services
10 12 (11.88%) REST
11 11 (10.89%) .NET
11 11 (10.89%) XML
12 10 (9.90%) J2EE
13 9 (8.91%) Ajax
13 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET
13 9 (8.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) e-Learning
1 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.63%) TDD
3 32 (31.68%) MVC
4 29 (28.71%) Front End Development
5 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (21.78%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.80%) OO PHP
6 20 (19.80%) OOP
7 13 (12.87%) BDD
7 13 (12.87%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Microservices
8 12 (11.88%) Scrum
9 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (7.92%) DevOps
10 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) JavaScript
2 42 (41.58%) Java
3 37 (36.63%) PHP
4 20 (19.80%) SQL
5 18 (17.82%) C#
6 11 (10.89%) Ruby
7 9 (8.91%) Java 8
8 7 (6.93%) Scala
9 5 (4.95%) Groovy
10 4 (3.96%) Clojure
10 4 (3.96%) Python
11 3 (2.97%) Kotlin
11 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.97%) VB
12 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.98%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Docker
2 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.94%) Puppet
2 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.97%) Ansible
3 3 (2.97%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (2.97%) Salt
4 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Zend
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Perforce
4 3 (2.97%) hybris
5 2 (1.98%) BT
5 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.98%) Twitter
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com