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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 52 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.91% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £160 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) HTML5
6 8 (40.00%) Ajax
6 8 (40.00%) Android
7 7 (35.00%) PhoneGap
7 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (35.00%) Android Development
7 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
7 7 (35.00%) OO
7 7 (35.00%) SOA
7 7 (35.00%) PHP
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) MySQL
8 6 (30.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) JSON
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Sencha
8 6 (30.00%) Memory Management
9 5 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (25.00%) Cocoa
9 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (25.00%) PHP5
9 5 (25.00%) SAP
10 4 (20.00%) Ant

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Ant
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) RubyGems
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Architect
3 6 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Mobility Architect
5 4 (20.00%) SAP Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 10 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) Ajax
5 7 (35.00%) PhoneGap
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Cocoa
7 5 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) Symfony
9 1 (5.00%) Sinatra
9 1 (5.00%) WebGL
9 1 (5.00%) SVG
9 1 (5.00%) LAMP
9 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Fedora
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) SOA
2 7 (35.00%) Android Development
2 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (30.00%) Memory Management
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (25.00%) PHP5
5 4 (20.00%) PHP4
5 4 (20.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Sencha
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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