The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing OO 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.67% 4.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 7.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 66.67% 66.98% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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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 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (83.33%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
4 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Change Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree