The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 40 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.18% 2.11% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 3.17% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 12 (42.86%) OOP
5 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) C#
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Ajax
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) OOD
10 5 (17.86%) PHP
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
10 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 4 (14.29%) BPMN
11 4 (14.29%) Lombardi
11 4 (14.29%) Drupal
11 4 (14.29%) PHP5
11 4 (14.29%) jQuery
11 4 (14.29%) Yii
11 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
11 4 (14.29%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Drupal
3 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Lombardi
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) CRM Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) Ajax
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) Yii
7 3 (10.71%) Spring
7 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.57%) XML
9 1 (3.57%) XSD
9 1 (3.57%) DOM
9 1 (3.57%) J2EE
9 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) OOP
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) OOD
5 4 (14.29%) BPMN
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) SOA
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) PHP5
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) Java
6 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.71%) VBScript
6 3 (10.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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