The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 23 20
Contract jobs citing OO 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.28% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.56% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.63 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% -3.43%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 128 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.72% 82.05% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 44
Median daily rate £500 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) webMethods