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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 20 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.95% 3.57% 7.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 4.46% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £338 - £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +15.12%

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
130 112 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 73.45% 80.00% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 64
Median daily rate £338 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.04 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -5 3 £338 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - - 1
OO
West Midlands

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (40.00%) React
5 6 (40.00%) SOLID
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) PHP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Grunt
4 1 (6.67%) gulp
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripter
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) jQuery
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (40.00%) React
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) D3.js
6 2 (13.33%) DOM
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) SCADA
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) SOLID
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) ES6
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Rundeck