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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 10 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.64% 2.07% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.63% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
Median daily rate £373 £376 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +30.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
483 495 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.31% 78.70% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 313 262
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 31 (59.62%) CSS
2 31 (59.62%) HTML
3 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
4 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (40.38%) Scrum
6 19 (36.54%) MVC
7 18 (34.62%) PHP
7 18 (34.62%) Web Services
7 18 (34.62%) Web Development
8 17 (32.69%) OO PHP
9 16 (30.77%) jQuery
9 16 (30.77%) C#
9 16 (30.77%) .NET
9 16 (30.77%) HTTP
10 15 (28.85%) Mac OS X
10 15 (28.85%) Unix
10 15 (28.85%) Linux
10 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
10 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
11 14 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (26.92%) Jenkins
11 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
11 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
11 14 (26.92%) Subversion
11 14 (26.92%) WCF
11 14 (26.92%) NUnit
11 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
11 14 (26.92%) OOD

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 2 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Slack
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 14 (26.92%) NUnit
2 14 (26.92%) Subversion
3 13 (25.00%) Moq
4 7 (13.46%) CruiseControl
4 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Grunt
5 3 (5.77%) gulp
5 3 (5.77%) JHipster
5 3 (5.77%) JUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Protractor
6 2 (3.85%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.85%) jMock
6 2 (3.85%) Mockito
6 2 (3.85%) Selenium
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.31%) PHP Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Digital Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Angular Developer
7 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) XML Developer
9 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) GUI Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) CSS
1 31 (59.62%) HTML
2 18 (34.62%) Web Services
3 16 (30.77%) .NET
3 16 (30.77%) jQuery
4 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
4 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
5 14 (26.92%) WCF
6 12 (23.08%) XML
7 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
8 10 (19.23%) HTML5
8 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (15.38%) Node.js
10 6 (11.54%) CSS3
11 5 (9.62%) REST
12 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 4 (7.69%) JSON
12 4 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
1 15 (28.85%) Mac OS X
1 15 (28.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (40.38%) Scrum
4 19 (36.54%) MVC
5 18 (34.62%) Web Development
6 17 (32.69%) OO PHP
7 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
7 14 (26.92%) OOD
7 14 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (25.00%) SOLID
9 12 (23.08%) Line Management
9 12 (23.08%) Web Design
10 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
12 7 (13.46%) Service Management
13 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
13 5 (9.62%) Open Source
13 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (34.62%) PHP
3 16 (30.77%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) PHP 5
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) MISRA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Zend