The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Solihull 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 13 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OO 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.85% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 76.92% 70.10% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 5
Average daily rate £325 £350 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (71.43%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Rose
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) XQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rose
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Change Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) XQuery
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree