The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 14.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.81% -5.00%
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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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 57.14% 74.07% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 8
Average daily rate £463 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £10.46 £9.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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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

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) Vitria
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Pega
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) Vitria