The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Manchester / Salford
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.19% 7.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -3.22% -1.27%  

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 Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70 41 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 90.91% 97.62% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Salford

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Salford region with a requirement for OOP.

1 6 (85.71%) Games
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) New Media
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) IPTV
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
5 2 (28.57%) Objective-C

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Pixi.js
3 1 (14.29%) React Native
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) New Media
3 2 (28.57%) Interactive TV
3 2 (28.57%) IPTV
3 2 (28.57%) MHEG
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) 3D Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) OpenTV
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat