The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.67% - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
OO
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
104 90 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.33% 67.67% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 49
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

OO
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

OO
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (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