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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 66 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.46% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.60% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Median daily rate £350 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
591 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.74% 77.13% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 319 311
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 11 (91.67%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
5 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (33.33%) Pega
7 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Case Management
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) Documentum
8 3 (25.00%) Struts
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (25.00%) UML
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) VB
8 3 (25.00%) C++
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Ant

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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (25.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Capybara
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Grunt
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) RSpec
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) HTML5
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) JSP
5 2 (16.67%) Servlets
5 2 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (8.33%) DOM
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) React
6 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Case Management
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) OCPJP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) EMC
1 4 (33.33%) Pega
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle