The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 32 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 18 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.33% 4.86% 5.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 6.25% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £538 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +25.00%
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
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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 112 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.62% 77.78% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 38
Average daily rate £460 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £13.06 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -3 18 £550 +2.32% 3
OO
West Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 35 (72.92%) Waterfall
2 33 (68.75%) Test Strategy
3 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (62.50%) Java
3 30 (62.50%) SQL
4 29 (60.42%) RUP
5 28 (58.33%) J2EE
6 27 (56.25%) Pega
7 26 (54.17%) Unix
7 26 (54.17%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (54.17%) Shell Script
8 25 (52.08%) Informatica
8 25 (52.08%) Data Modelling
8 25 (52.08%) Oracle
9 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
9 21 (43.75%) Perl
10 18 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (33.33%) Problem Management
11 16 (33.33%) Process Improvement
12 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
13 13 (27.08%) BEA
13 13 (27.08%) webMethods
13 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
13 13 (27.08%) Scrum
14 10 (20.83%) ClearCase
14 10 (20.83%) SDLC
15 8 (16.67%) Adobe
16 7 (14.58%) CA Gen
17 6 (12.50%) Web Design
17 6 (12.50%) Confluence

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.50%) Confluence
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) ClearCase
2 7 (14.58%) CA Gen
3 6 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Designer
2 8 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Designer
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) J2EE
2 5 (10.42%) CSS
2 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.25%) Java EE
3 3 (6.25%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) XSD
5 1 (2.08%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Waterfall
2 33 (68.75%) Test Strategy
3 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (60.42%) RUP
5 25 (52.08%) Data Modelling
6 18 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 16 (33.33%) Process Improvement
8 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
8 13 (27.08%) Scrum
9 10 (20.83%) SDLC
10 6 (12.50%) Web Design
11 3 (6.25%) Mobile Development
11 3 (6.25%) MVC
11 3 (6.25%) Open Source
11 3 (6.25%) TDD
12 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) Java
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) Shell Script
3 21 (43.75%) Perl
4 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Pega
2 25 (52.08%) Informatica
2 25 (52.08%) Oracle
3 13 (27.08%) BEA
3 13 (27.08%) webMethods
4 8 (16.67%) Adobe
5 3 (6.25%) Xamarin