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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 32 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.48% 2.27% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 2.96% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 15
Median daily rate £415 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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
583 507 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.54% 76.70% 71.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 323 312
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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 38 (58.46%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (49.23%) HTML
3 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
4 30 (46.15%) CSS
5 26 (40.00%) Configuration Management
6 25 (38.46%) Java
7 21 (32.31%) Web Services
7 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
8 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
8 19 (29.23%) Unix
9 18 (27.69%) PHP
9 18 (27.69%) Web Development
9 18 (27.69%) MVC
10 17 (26.15%) OO PHP
11 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
11 16 (24.62%) Scrum
11 16 (24.62%) SQL
11 16 (24.62%) HTTP
11 16 (24.62%) JBoss
12 15 (23.08%) Mac OS X
12 15 (23.08%) C#
12 15 (23.08%) Linux
13 14 (21.54%) .NET
13 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (21.54%) Visualisation
13 14 (21.54%) Open Source
14 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
14 13 (20.00%) RESTful
14 13 (20.00%) WCF

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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 16 (24.62%) JBoss
2 13 (20.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (15.38%) Mule
4 7 (10.77%) Apache
4 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.15%) Documentum
6 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.54%) CMS
7 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.54%) IIS
7 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (24.62%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.00%) NUnit
3 13 (20.00%) Subversion
4 12 (18.46%) Moq
5 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
6 7 (10.77%) CruiseControl
6 7 (10.77%) Selenium
7 5 (7.69%) JUnit
8 3 (4.62%) Ant
8 3 (4.62%) Artifactory
8 3 (4.62%) ClearQuest
8 3 (4.62%) Grunt
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) Maven
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
9 2 (3.08%) jMock
9 2 (3.08%) Mockito
9 2 (3.08%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Automotive
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.85%) PHP Developer
5 8 (12.31%) MuleSoft Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Digital Developer
7 5 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.69%) MuleSoft Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (4.62%) XML Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) HTML
2 30 (46.15%) CSS
3 21 (32.31%) Web Services
4 14 (21.54%) .NET
5 13 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 13 (20.00%) JSON
5 13 (20.00%) RESTful
5 13 (20.00%) WCF
6 11 (16.92%) jQuery
7 10 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
8 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (9.23%) Spring
9 6 (9.23%) Struts
10 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 5 (7.69%) Node.js
10 5 (7.69%) Servlets
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Unix
2 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (27.69%) MVC
4 18 (27.69%) Web Development
5 17 (26.15%) OO PHP
6 16 (24.62%) Scrum
7 14 (21.54%) Open Source
7 14 (21.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (20.00%) API Development
8 13 (20.00%) DevOps
8 13 (20.00%) OOD
8 13 (20.00%) Release Management
9 12 (18.46%) Line Management
9 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
9 12 (18.46%) SOLID
9 12 (18.46%) Web Design
10 11 (16.92%) OOP
11 8 (12.31%) Service Management
12 6 (9.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) Java
3 18 (27.69%) PHP
4 16 (24.62%) SQL
5 15 (23.08%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) VB
8 2 (3.08%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.08%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) OCPJP
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) MISRA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) Pega
3 5 (7.69%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) EMC
4 4 (6.15%) WSO2
5 1 (1.54%) BEA
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) Vitria
5 1 (1.54%) Zend