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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 29 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.77% 4.61% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 5.34% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £325 £341 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £35.81
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.75%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.40% 86.18% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 87 53
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £325 -7.14% 3
OO
West Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

OO
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%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2