The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Shropshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.75% 5.00% 6.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 8.22% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £525 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 67.91% 60.83% 61.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 70
Average daily rate £368 £473 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 1 £525 +10.52%
Ludlow - - - -
OO
West Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) RUP
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) BEA
1 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (66.67%) webMethods
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Pega
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
5 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) Informatica
5 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Architect
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) RUP
1 6 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) BEA
1 6 (66.67%) webMethods
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Pega
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com