The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 29 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.95% 1.27% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.56% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.85
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +43.47%
OOP
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
173 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.99% 81.01% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 56
Median daily rate £340 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) XAML

OOP
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress