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 15 April 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 7 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 2.67% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 3.94% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Average daily rate £350 £344 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
377 355 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 62.21% 67.62% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 194 208
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £10.76 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OO
West Midlands

OO
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

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 15 April 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 15 April 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 11 (55.00%) HTML
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 9 (45.00%) PHP
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) MySQL
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) ERP
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) OOP
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
6 4 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 4 (20.00%) RDF
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.00%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (5.00%) TextMate
4 1 (5.00%) RubyGems
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
1 11 (55.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (20.00%) WCF
5 4 (20.00%) WPF
5 4 (20.00%) MooTools
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Dojo
6 3 (15.00%) Java SE
6 3 (15.00%) DOM
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Scrum
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
1 5 (25.00%) ERP
1 5 (25.00%) OOP
1 5 (25.00%) OOD
2 4 (20.00%) RDF
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Kanban
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PHP
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (15.00%) PHP5
7 2 (10.00%) Scala
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (5.00%) VBScript
8 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (5.00%) Sencha
2 1 (5.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects