The table below looks at the statistics for OO 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 OO over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 64 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 76 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.74% 2.17% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.73% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 35
Median daily rate £375 £345 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £233 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
OO
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2304 2012 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.06% 79.37% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1121 1006
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 91
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OO
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the West Midlands region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OO
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 32 £415 +25.75% 13
Shropshire 0 18 £320 -23.80% 5
Staffordshire -4 10 £325 -3.70% 7
Coventry -7 6 £350 -43.54% 4
Wolverhampton +2 1 £400 - 1
Warwickshire +1 1 £350 - 8
Worcestershire - 1 - - 8
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 OO.

1 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.55%) Java
3 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
4 55 (38.73%) SQL
4 55 (38.73%) HTML
5 53 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (36.62%) CSS
7 46 (32.39%) Configuration Management
8 41 (28.87%) Scrum
9 39 (27.46%) MVC
10 36 (25.35%) C#
11 35 (24.65%) .NET
11 35 (24.65%) Unix
12 31 (21.83%) PHP
12 31 (21.83%) Web Development
13 30 (21.13%) XML
14 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
14 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
15 28 (19.72%) RESTful
15 28 (19.72%) OOD
16 27 (19.01%) Web Services
16 27 (19.01%) Relational Database
17 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
18 25 (17.61%) Oracle
19 24 (16.90%) J2EE
20 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
20 23 (16.20%) jQuery
20 23 (16.20%) WCF
21 22 (15.49%) Open Source
22 21 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC

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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 21 (14.79%) JBoss
2 16 (11.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 16 (11.27%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.75%) Documentum
3 11 (7.75%) Mule
4 9 (6.34%) Apache
5 8 (5.63%) Confluence
5 8 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.11%) CMS
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.41%) nginx
8 2 (1.41%) WordPress
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) IIS
9 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.70%) Broadband
3 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.70%) NAS
3 1 (0.70%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) SSH
3 1 (0.70%) Telnet
3 1 (0.70%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) Relational Database
2 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.75%) MySQL
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.41%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
1 29 (20.42%) Jenkins
2 20 (14.08%) Subversion
3 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.86%) JUnit
4 14 (9.86%) NUnit
5 13 (9.15%) Moq
5 13 (9.15%) Selenium
6 11 (7.75%) JIRA
7 10 (7.04%) Maven
8 9 (6.34%) Ant
8 9 (6.34%) CA Gen
9 8 (5.63%) CruiseControl
9 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.52%) Gradle
11 5 (3.52%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.82%) Grunt
12 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (2.82%) Automotive
2 2 (1.41%) Electronics
2 2 (1.41%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.41%) Retail
2 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Games
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (79.58%) Developer
2 29 (20.42%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.68%) PHP Developer
4 17 (11.97%) Java Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Architect
7 9 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.34%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.34%) MuleSoft Developer
8 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.93%) webMethods Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.23%) MuleSoft Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (38.73%) HTML
2 52 (36.62%) CSS
3 35 (24.65%) .NET
4 30 (21.13%) XML
5 28 (19.72%) RESTful
6 27 (19.01%) Web Services
7 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
8 24 (16.90%) J2EE
9 23 (16.20%) ASP.NET
9 23 (16.20%) jQuery
9 23 (16.20%) WCF
10 21 (14.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (12.68%) JSON
12 15 (10.56%) Entity Framework
12 15 (10.56%) Spring
13 11 (7.75%) HTML5
14 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (6.34%) Servlets
15 9 (6.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.82%) User Experience
4 3 (2.11%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.65%) Unix
2 21 (14.79%) Linux
3 15 (10.56%) Mac OS X
4 8 (5.63%) Windows
5 3 (2.11%) AIX
6 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.41%) VME
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (32.39%) Configuration Management
4 41 (28.87%) Scrum
5 39 (27.46%) MVC
6 31 (21.83%) Web Development
7 28 (19.72%) OOD
8 22 (15.49%) Open Source
9 21 (14.79%) TDD
9 21 (14.79%) Test Strategy
10 20 (14.08%) OO PHP
11 19 (13.38%) OOP
11 19 (13.38%) Problem Management
11 19 (13.38%) Release Management
12 18 (12.68%) Process Improvement
13 17 (11.97%) Data Modelling
14 16 (11.27%) DevOps
14 16 (11.27%) SOLID
15 15 (10.56%) API Development
15 15 (10.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.55%) Java
2 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 55 (38.73%) SQL
4 36 (25.35%) C#
5 31 (21.83%) PHP
6 20 (14.08%) PL/SQL
7 15 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.04%) C++
9 7 (4.93%) COBOL
9 7 (4.93%) Perl
10 5 (3.52%) Python
11 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.11%) VB
12 3 (2.11%) XAML
13 2 (1.41%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.41%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.23%) Degree
3 3 (2.11%) OCPJP
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.11%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) MISRA
2 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Puppet
2 2 (1.41%) Ansible
2 2 (1.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.70%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Oracle
2 21 (14.79%) Pega
3 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 16 (11.27%) MuleSoft
5 12 (8.45%) webMethods
6 11 (7.75%) Informatica
7 9 (6.34%) BEA
8 6 (4.23%) WSO2
8 6 (4.23%) Xamarin
9 5 (3.52%) VMware
10 4 (2.82%) EMC
11 3 (2.11%) Sun
11 3 (2.11%) Zend
12 2 (1.41%) Apple
12 2 (1.41%) HP
12 2 (1.41%) ICL
12 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.70%) Dell
13 1 (0.70%) IBM
13 1 (0.70%) Vitria
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