The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £600
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
632 653 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.25% 24.95% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 405 322
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OLE
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OLE 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OLE.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

OLE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft