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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 12 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 1.61% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.00% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
Median daily rate £370 £376 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +15.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +13.60%

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
525 499 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.40% 80.10% 74.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 322 284
Median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 28 (57.14%) CSS
3 26 (53.06%) HTML
4 25 (51.02%) Git (software)
5 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (40.82%) Scrum
8 19 (38.78%) MVC
9 18 (36.73%) PHP
10 17 (34.69%) .NET
10 17 (34.69%) C#
10 17 (34.69%) OO PHP
11 16 (32.65%) Web Services
12 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
12 15 (30.61%) Unix
12 15 (30.61%) Linux
12 15 (30.61%) WCF
12 15 (30.61%) NUnit
12 15 (30.61%) Web Development
12 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
12 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
13 14 (28.57%) Moq
13 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
13 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
13 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
13 14 (28.57%) SOLID
13 14 (28.57%) Subversion
13 14 (28.57%) jQuery
13 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
13 14 (28.57%) 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 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.61%) NUnit
3 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 14 (28.57%) Moq
3 14 (28.57%) Subversion
4 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
5 8 (16.33%) CruiseControl
6 3 (6.12%) gulp
6 3 (6.12%) JHipster
6 3 (6.12%) Protractor
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.04%) jMock
8 1 (2.04%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.04%) Maven
8 1 (2.04%) Mockito
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Senior Developer
4 9 (18.37%) PHP Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.20%) Digital Developer
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (6.12%) XML Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) CSS
2 26 (53.06%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) .NET
4 16 (32.65%) Web Services
5 15 (30.61%) .NET Framework
5 15 (30.61%) Entity Framework
5 15 (30.61%) WCF
6 14 (28.57%) jQuery
7 12 (24.49%) XML
8 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
8 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
9 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.29%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) CSS3
11 5 (10.20%) Node.js
12 4 (8.16%) JSON
12 4 (8.16%) React
12 4 (8.16%) REST
13 3 (6.12%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Linux
1 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
1 15 (30.61%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (40.82%) Scrum
4 19 (38.78%) MVC
5 17 (34.69%) OO PHP
6 15 (30.61%) Web Development
7 14 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 14 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 14 (28.57%) OOD
7 14 (28.57%) SOLID
7 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
8 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (24.49%) Line Management
9 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
9 12 (24.49%) Web Design
10 8 (16.33%) Front End Development
11 7 (14.29%) Service Management
12 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Open Source
13 4 (8.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) PHP
3 17 (34.69%) C#
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Sybase
2 1 (2.04%) Zend