The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 2 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% 4.17% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 4.90% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £275 £316 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +1.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 143 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.74% 85.12% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 86 48
Median daily rate £325 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £295 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Staffordshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Flash Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2