The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 1.33% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.65% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£294 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 243 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.57% 81.00% 80.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 125 41
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £266 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 51
Average hourly rate £22.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Coventry region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Coventry region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing OO 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 OO.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Motorola
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Motorola
2 1 (14.29%) Google