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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 56 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 0.40% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.52% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Median daily rate £480 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £344 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
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
662 573 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.75% 77.22% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 381 310
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
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 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 17 (77.27%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 16 (72.73%) OO
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (59.09%) Apache CXF
3 13 (59.09%) Defect Tracking
3 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
3 13 (59.09%) JIRA
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (59.09%) UML
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 13 (59.09%) ClearQuest
4 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
6 9 (40.91%) Ant
6 9 (40.91%) JUnit
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) XML
6 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
6 9 (40.91%) JSP
6 9 (40.91%) Servlets
6 9 (40.91%) Unix
6 9 (40.91%) Hibernate

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 10 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
5 8 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (18.18%) MySQL
8 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) ClearQuest
1 13 (59.09%) Jenkins
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (40.91%) Ant
2 9 (40.91%) Artifactory
2 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
2 9 (40.91%) JUnit
2 9 (40.91%) Maven
2 9 (40.91%) Toad
3 7 (31.82%) PVCS
4 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Web Services
2 13 (59.09%) Apache CXF
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE
3 9 (40.91%) JSP
3 9 (40.91%) Servlets
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 6 (27.27%) Struts
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.09%) OC4J
6 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Marionette.js
7 1 (4.55%) Meteor
7 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) OO
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (59.09%) Defect Tracking
2 13 (59.09%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) ITSM
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
8 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) SOLID
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
9 1 (4.55%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
4 8 (36.36%) C++
4 8 (36.36%) VB
5 5 (22.73%) C
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) R
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.09%) PHP
8 2 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Sun Certification
4 6 (27.27%) OCPJP
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Pega
2 1 (4.55%) VMware