The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 57 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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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
544 497 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.32% 70.30% 69.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 309 253
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 2
Average hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

OOD
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Nintex
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Telerik
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) OAuth
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) OAuth
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Telerik
1 3 (75.00%) Nintex