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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 61 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.54% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.87% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.48% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £463 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £463 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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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
551 346 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.93% 62.23% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 204 196
Average daily rate £380 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.70 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) OO
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
5 6 (40.00%) PHP5
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Drupal
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Yii
7 4 (26.67%) Lombardi
7 4 (26.67%) BPMN
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
7 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Laravel
9 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (13.33%) PhpStorm
9 2 (13.33%) Subversion
9 2 (13.33%) Zend
9 2 (13.33%) PHP4
9 2 (13.33%) Adobe
9 2 (13.33%) Photoshop

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Lombardi
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) PhpStorm
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) Yii
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) BPMN
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (13.33%) PHP4
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle