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 3 months to 30 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)
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 109 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing OOP 32 52 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 1.34% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.62% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 37
Median daily rate £350 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £277 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £393 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
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 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 2131 3202 2836
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 81.93% 82.31% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1944 1535
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 109 116 133
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 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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 +2 17 £325 -1.51% 21
Cheshire +36 12 £400 +28.51% 4
Merseyside -5 2 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
OOP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for OOP.

1 41 (77.36%) OO
2 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (41.51%) HTML
3 22 (41.51%) Java
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (30.19%) Web Services
6 16 (30.19%) MVC
6 16 (30.19%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) OOD
8 14 (26.42%) C#
8 14 (26.42%) .NET
9 13 (24.53%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
10 12 (22.64%) TDD
10 12 (22.64%) PHP
10 12 (22.64%) SQL
11 11 (20.75%) MySQL
11 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
11 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (18.87%) RESTful
12 10 (18.87%) LAMP
12 10 (18.87%) Apache
12 10 (18.87%) REST
12 10 (18.87%) Microservices
13 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Deployment

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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) AMQP
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) RS-232
3 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.98%) NUnit
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
5 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Back Office
3 6 (11.32%) Games
4 5 (9.43%) Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) PHP Developer
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.43%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) HTML
2 16 (30.19%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) .NET
4 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (18.87%) LAMP
5 10 (18.87%) REST
5 10 (18.87%) RESTful
6 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (16.98%) Zend Framework
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
8 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) jQuery
8 6 (11.32%) XML
9 5 (9.43%) J2EE
10 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.66%) Apache Cordova
11 3 (5.66%) CSS3
11 3 (5.66%) React Native
11 3 (5.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
1 7 (13.21%) Derivative
1 7 (13.21%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.55%) User Experience
3 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) New Media
4 2 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) OO
2 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Scrum
4 16 (30.19%) MVC
5 15 (28.30%) OOD
6 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
7 12 (22.64%) TDD
8 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.87%) Microservices
10 9 (16.98%) B2B
10 9 (16.98%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (16.98%) SOA
10 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
11 8 (15.09%) B2C
12 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
14 5 (9.43%) Android Development
14 5 (9.43%) BDD
14 5 (9.43%) Project Management
14 5 (9.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.42%) C#
4 12 (22.64%) PHP
4 12 (22.64%) SQL
5 8 (15.09%) Python
6 6 (11.32%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) Clojure
7 3 (5.66%) Groovy
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) ES6
8 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Zend
2 3 (5.66%) hybris
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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