The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 38 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.03% 1.83% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.56% 2.40% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 7
Median daily rate £425 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.08% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £210 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £380 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.16%
OO
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
579 542 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.69% 76.12% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 343 324
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £584 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.59 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Birmingham region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for OO.

1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 37 (56.92%) HTML
3 35 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.08%) CSS
6 26 (40.00%) Web Services
7 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
9 20 (30.77%) SQL
9 20 (30.77%) XML
9 20 (30.77%) OOP
10 19 (29.23%) JBoss
10 19 (29.23%) Oracle
11 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
11 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
12 17 (26.15%) Unix
13 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
14 14 (21.54%) Spring
14 14 (21.54%) Struts
14 14 (21.54%) UML
14 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
14 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
14 14 (21.54%) Web Development
14 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
14 14 (21.54%) Open Source
15 13 (20.00%) RESTful
15 13 (20.00%) JSON
15 13 (20.00%) Release Management
15 13 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
15 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (29.23%) JBoss
2 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 13 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (15.38%) Mule
5 9 (13.85%) Apache
6 8 (12.31%) Tomcat
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (6.15%) Documentum
9 1 (1.54%) CMS
9 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.54%) IIS
9 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (9.23%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.15%) DB2
8 3 (4.62%) MySQL
8 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (18.46%) ClearQuest
4 12 (18.46%) JIRA
4 12 (18.46%) JUnit
5 10 (15.38%) Ant
5 10 (15.38%) Maven
6 9 (13.85%) Eclipse
7 8 (12.31%) Artifactory
7 8 (12.31%) Subversion
8 7 (10.77%) Toad
9 6 (9.23%) Selenium
10 4 (6.15%) Moq
10 4 (6.15%) NUnit
10 4 (6.15%) PVCS
11 3 (4.62%) Grunt
11 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.08%) CruiseControl
12 2 (3.08%) jMock
General
1 1 (1.54%) Automotive
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
1 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) MuleSoft Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.15%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL Developer
8 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
3 26 (40.00%) Web Services
4 20 (30.77%) XML
5 14 (21.54%) Spring
5 14 (21.54%) Struts
6 13 (20.00%) JSON
6 13 (20.00%) JSP
6 13 (20.00%) RESTful
6 13 (20.00%) Servlets
7 12 (18.46%) Apache CXF
8 10 (15.38%) Hibernate
9 9 (13.85%) .NET
9 9 (13.85%) J2EE
9 9 (13.85%) jQuery
10 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.69%) HTML5
10 5 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Unix
2 10 (15.38%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 8 (12.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (30.77%) OOP
4 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
5 14 (21.54%) Open Source
5 14 (21.54%) UML
5 14 (21.54%) Web Development
6 13 (20.00%) API Development
6 13 (20.00%) DevOps
6 13 (20.00%) Release Management
7 12 (18.46%) Defect Tracking
8 11 (16.92%) MVC
9 9 (13.85%) Workflow
10 8 (12.31%) OO PHP
10 8 (12.31%) Service Management
11 7 (10.77%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (10.77%) Scrum
11 7 (10.77%) SDLC
12 6 (9.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) Java
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 10 (15.38%) PHP
5 9 (13.85%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) C++
5 9 (13.85%) VB
6 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.69%) C
8 4 (6.15%) R
9 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.08%) Python
11 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
1 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) OCPJP
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 8 (12.31%) Pega
4 5 (7.69%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) BEA
5 4 (6.15%) EMC
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) Sybase
5 4 (6.15%) Vitria
5 4 (6.15%) WSO2
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.54%) Zend