The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Walsall region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 3.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +11.67%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 73.08% 75.00% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Average daily rate £488 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.74% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £105 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
OO
West Midlands

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Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Walsall

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing OO 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 OO.

1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree