The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 60 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.62% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £400 £320 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £346 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
609 602 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.40% 74.50% 67.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 406 246
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -43.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £23.20 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 3 (30.00%) Ant
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) PVCS
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Unix

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (30.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) PVCS
1 3 (30.00%) Toad
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (10.00%) Moq
3 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Apache CXF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) Servlets
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) OC4J
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Marionette.js
5 1 (10.00%) Meteor
5 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com