The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP 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 Programming (OOP)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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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
116 142 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 76.32% 68.60% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 72
Average daily rate £425 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands