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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 58 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 1.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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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
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft