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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 10 11
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.35% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.92% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
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
98 52 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 77.78% 70.27% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 31
Average daily rate £400 £389 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £221 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Memcached
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 1 (33.33%) Lucene
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Lucene
1 1 (33.33%) Memcached
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Linked Data
1 1 (33.33%) Semantic Web
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test-First Development
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SPARQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree