The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.82% 1.61% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.96% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
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
332 102 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 90.22% 82.26% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 34 44
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £25.12 £40.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% +16.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -29 3 - - 2
OO
West Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 19 (86.36%) Data Modelling
1 19 (86.36%) BusinessObjects
1 19 (86.36%) Waterfall
2 16 (72.73%) Pega
2 16 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 16 (72.73%) Informatica
2 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 16 (72.73%) Unix
2 16 (72.73%) RUP
3 13 (59.09%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) J2EE
4 10 (45.45%) SDLC
5 9 (40.91%) Process Improvement
5 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (40.91%) ClearCase
5 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
6 6 (27.27%) User Stories
6 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) WinForms
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Lead Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) PhoneGap
2 3 (13.64%) WinForms
2 3 (13.64%) XML
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Data Modelling
1 19 (86.36%) Waterfall
2 16 (72.73%) RUP
2 16 (72.73%) Test Strategy
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) SDLC
5 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (40.91%) Process Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
7 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 3 (13.64%) Open Source
7 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Shell Script
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Informatica
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
1 16 (72.73%) Pega
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Xamarin