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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.92% - 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £442 - £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 61 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 85.40% 76.25% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 51
Average daily rate £400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) PVCS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 4 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) OC4J
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle OWB
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 4 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) PVCS
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) OC4J
2 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) OOP
1 4 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle