The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 54 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing OOP 19 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 0.67% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 0.89% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 5
Median daily rate £480 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £490 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.47%
OOP
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
650 562 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.01% 74.93% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 361 315
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) OO
3 18 (75.00%) Web Services
3 18 (75.00%) Oracle
3 18 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (66.67%) HTML
5 15 (62.50%) SQL
5 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (62.50%) ClearQuest
5 15 (62.50%) UML
5 15 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (62.50%) JIRA
5 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (62.50%) Apache CXF
5 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
6 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
6 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
7 13 (54.17%) Windows
8 12 (50.00%) Unix
8 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (45.83%) Spring
9 11 (45.83%) Maven
9 11 (45.83%) Artifactory
9 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
9 11 (45.83%) Ant
9 11 (45.83%) JUnit
9 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
10 10 (41.67%) J2EE

OOP
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 14 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (16.67%) Documentum
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
4 10 (41.67%) RDBMS
5 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle OWB
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) ClearQuest
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 15 (62.50%) JIRA
1 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (45.83%) Ant
2 11 (45.83%) Artifactory
2 11 (45.83%) JUnit
2 11 (45.83%) Maven
3 10 (41.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (41.67%) Toad
4 7 (29.17%) PVCS
5 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) Web Services
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
3 15 (62.50%) Apache CXF
4 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
4 11 (45.83%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) J2EE
5 10 (41.67%) JSP
5 10 (41.67%) Servlets
5 10 (41.67%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) Struts
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) OC4J
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) OO
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
2 15 (62.50%) UML
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) ITSM
4 8 (33.33%) Service Management
5 7 (29.17%) ETL
6 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Workflow
8 4 (16.67%) Case Management
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
10 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (8.33%) MVC
10 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
10 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (41.67%) C++
4 10 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (20.83%) C
6 4 (16.67%) R
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (33.33%) OCPJP
4 7 (29.17%) Sun Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) EMC
2 4 (16.67%) Pega
2 4 (16.67%) VMware