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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 55 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 1.15% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.63% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% +4.00%
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
525 430 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.55% 70.38% 69.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 267 247
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.00 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Moq
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Marionette.js
3 1 (14.29%) Meteor
3 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com