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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - 120
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £388 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.96% -0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLE
England

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
765 561 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.01% 21.97% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 358 356
Median daily rate £360 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.84 £34.20 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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