Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 22 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 139 143
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 34 79 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 1.15% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.37% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 72
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £317 £320 £285
90th Percentile £436 £500 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North West median hourly rate £51.71 - £33.64
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £20.30
% change year-on-year -1.64% +125.37% -46.58%

OOP 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 4628 5750 6896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.06% 83.83% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3702 4181
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in the North West

OOP
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 OOP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in the North West

OOP
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 OOP within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -35 13 £400 -5.88% 23
Cheshire +18 12 £335 -7.59% 1
Merseyside +6 5 £400 -15.79% 3
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire +17 1 £300 - 1
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 North West region with a requirement for OOP.

1 19 (55.88%) HTML
1 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (52.94%) OO
3 15 (44.12%) MVC
4 14 (41.18%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) Web Services
5 13 (38.24%) RESTful
6 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Spring
7 11 (32.35%) Maven
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
8 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 10 (29.41%) SOAP
8 10 (29.41%) Microservices
9 9 (26.47%) PHP
9 9 (26.47%) .NET
9 9 (26.47%) MySQL
9 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 9 (26.47%) Gradle
10 8 (23.53%) REST
10 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 8 (23.53%) CSS
10 8 (23.53%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) RDBMS

OOP
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 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) CMS
1 1 (2.94%) Drupal
1 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Redis
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) Git (software)
2 11 (32.35%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) Maven
3 9 (26.47%) Gradle
4 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 4 (11.76%) IntelliJ
4 4 (11.76%) JProfiler
4 4 (11.76%) JUnit
4 4 (11.76%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.94%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) gulp
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (55.88%) HTML
2 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 13 (38.24%) Web Services
3 12 (35.29%) Spring
4 10 (29.41%) SOAP
5 9 (26.47%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 8 (23.53%) REST
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (11.76%) Java EE
9 4 (11.76%) JPA
9 4 (11.76%) jQuery
9 4 (11.76%) Laravel
9 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
10 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) OO
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) Microservices
4 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) RAD
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) SOLID
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (26.47%) PHP
4 8 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) PHP 5
6 4 (11.76%) Ruby
7 2 (5.88%) C++
7 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Perforce
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore