The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 52 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs citing OO 13 7 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 1.16% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.73% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
485 405 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.02% 66.83% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 252
Average daily rate £351 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 17
Average hourly rate £21.25 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.85% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.05 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.50 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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West Midlands

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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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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

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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 25 July 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 9 (39.13%) MVC
1 9 (39.13%) UML
2 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (30.43%) SAP
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
4 6 (26.09%) OOP
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Rational Rose
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
5 5 (21.74%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) Cocoa
5 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational Rose
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) RubyGems
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Mobility Architect
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Magento Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) Cocoa
3 5 (21.74%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (8.70%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) Akka
6 2 (8.70%) Play Framework
6 2 (8.70%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 1 (4.35%) Symfony
7 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Fedora
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) UML
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (26.09%) Memory Management
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) PHP5
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) Metastorm
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
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