The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 22 16 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.79% 1.87% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 2.82% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£338 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 - £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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
76 71 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 57.58% 66.36% 73.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 88
Average daily rate £338 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.69 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -0.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 4 £338 - 1
Tamworth - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 3
OOP
West Midlands

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) PHPUnit
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Magento
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Laravel
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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