The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 62 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £331 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 408 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.21% 67.11% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 251
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOD
West Midlands

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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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