The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 44 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.84% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Median daily rate £358 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £47.89 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-24.82% +19.72%
OOD
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
573 511 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.51% 76.73% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 320 303
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) WCF
3 22 (91.67%) .NET Framework
3 22 (91.67%) Entity Framework
3 22 (91.67%) NUnit
3 22 (91.67%) Subversion
4 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (87.50%) Moq
5 20 (83.33%) Scrum
6 19 (79.17%) SOLID
7 14 (58.33%) OO
8 13 (54.17%) XML
9 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
9 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
9 11 (45.83%) jQuery
10 10 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (37.50%) SQL
11 9 (37.50%) CruiseControl
12 7 (29.17%) Service Management
13 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
14 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
15 3 (12.50%) iPad
16 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
16 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management

OOD
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) NUnit
1 22 (91.67%) Subversion
2 21 (87.50%) Moq
3 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
4 9 (37.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) XML Developer
7 1 (4.17%) ASP Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.17%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) WCF
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
3 22 (91.67%) .NET Framework
3 22 (91.67%) Entity Framework
4 13 (54.17%) XML
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) jQuery
6 10 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.17%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (83.33%) Scrum
4 19 (79.17%) SOLID
5 14 (58.33%) OO
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Service Management
8 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (4.17%) Process Management
11 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) SAP