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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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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
122 104 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 68.93% 67.97% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 58 75
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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