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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 44 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 1.40% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.11% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
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£288 £299 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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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
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 January 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 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) OO
3 12 (60.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) MySQL
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) PHP5
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (20.00%) BPMN
8 4 (20.00%) Yii
8 4 (20.00%) PhoneGap
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Lombardi
8 4 (20.00%) Drupal
8 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
8 4 (20.00%) XML

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Lombardi
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (15.00%) CRM Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) Yii
7 4 (20.00%) PhoneGap
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) OO
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) BPMN
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Android Development
4 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PHP5
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Sencha
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Talend