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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 54 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 8 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 0.56% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.74% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £400 £525 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £525 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.87%
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
579 542 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.69% 76.12% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 343 324
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £584 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.59 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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
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 September 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 29 September 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 20 (90.91%) Java
1 20 (90.91%) OO
2 16 (72.73%) Web Services
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
4 13 (59.09%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (59.09%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) ClearQuest
5 12 (54.55%) UML
5 12 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
5 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
5 12 (54.55%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (54.55%) Apache CXF
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
7 10 (45.45%) Windows
7 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
8 9 (40.91%) Unix
9 8 (36.36%) Struts
9 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Ant
9 8 (36.36%) JUnit
9 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
9 8 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (36.36%) OCPJP

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 11 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (18.18%) Documentum
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (54.55%) ClearQuest
2 12 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (54.55%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) Ant
3 8 (36.36%) Artifactory
3 8 (36.36%) JUnit
3 8 (36.36%) Maven
4 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
4 7 (31.82%) Toad
5 5 (22.73%) Selenium
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) PVCS
7 2 (9.09%) JMeter
8 1 (4.55%) Grunt
8 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) Apache CXF
4 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 8 (36.36%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) Struts
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) JSP
5 7 (31.82%) Servlets
5 7 (31.82%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.55%) Compass CSS Framework
8 1 (4.55%) CSS3
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) OO
2 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
2 12 (54.55%) UML
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) ETL
4 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) ITSM
5 6 (27.27%) Service Management
6 5 (22.73%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) Case Management
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) VB
5 5 (22.73%) C
6 4 (18.18%) R
7 2 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (9.09%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) OCPJP
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) EMC
2 4 (18.18%) Pega
2 4 (18.18%) VMware