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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 57 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 0.62% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.80% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £488 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.38% -2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
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
623 622 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.60% 76.51% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 285
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 9 (64.29%) OO
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) PVCS
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) C
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) R
6 4 (28.57%) MVC

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 5 (35.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 7 (50.00%) PVCS
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Artifactory
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Toad
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) JSP
4 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (14.29%) OC4J
6 1 (7.14%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Marionette.js
6 1 (7.14%) Meteor
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 4 (28.57%) R
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle