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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 62 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing OO 16 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.07% 0.74% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 0.96% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Median daily rate £421 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £357
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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
623 622 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.60% 76.51% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 285
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

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 May 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 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (42.31%) XML
4 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) UML
5 9 (34.62%) OOP
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (26.92%) PVCS
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (26.92%) Sun Certification
7 7 (26.92%) ClearQuest
7 7 (26.92%) Workflow
7 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) JIRA
8 6 (23.08%) Ajax
8 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Unix
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET

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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 5 (19.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) ClearQuest
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (26.92%) PVCS
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Ant
3 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Toad
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) Web Services
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) XML
4 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) Apache CXF
6 6 (23.08%) Ajax
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) Spring
8 4 (15.38%) CSS3
8 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) XSD
9 3 (11.54%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) JSP
9 3 (11.54%) Servlets
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) OOP
3 9 (34.62%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Workflow
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) Data Management
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Data Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
8 3 (11.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) VB
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 4 (15.38%) R
5 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Sun Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) hybris
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow