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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 77 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing OO 56 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 0.93% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.22% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 11 23
Median daily rate £442 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.85% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -5.55%
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
2314 1975 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.65% 76.34% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1219 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 92 111
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.86% -17.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +12 22 £441 +25.92% 12
Solihull - 10 £450 - 2
Shropshire -34 9 - -
Warwickshire +2 7 £273 -37.71% 7
Coventry - 6 £400 - 2
Staffordshire +6 2 - - 4
Walsall +3 2 £545 -
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England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (54.05%) SQL
2 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) Oracle
4 51 (45.95%) Java
5 48 (43.24%) HTML
6 39 (35.14%) Unix
7 38 (34.23%) BusinessObjects
8 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
8 33 (29.73%) J2EE
8 33 (29.73%) CSS
9 32 (28.83%) WebLogic
9 32 (28.83%) Waterfall
10 31 (27.93%) Pega
10 31 (27.93%) Web Services
11 29 (26.13%) RUP
12 28 (25.23%) Data Modelling
12 28 (25.23%) Informatica
12 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
13 25 (22.52%) UML
13 25 (22.52%) .NET
13 25 (22.52%) C#
13 25 (22.52%) Test Strategy
14 24 (21.62%) TDD
14 24 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (21.62%) XML
15 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
16 22 (19.82%) OOP
17 21 (18.92%) Windows
17 21 (18.92%) SDLC
18 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence

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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 32 (28.83%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.60%) Node.js
5 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Office
2 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (34.23%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (20.72%) SQL Server
3 19 (17.12%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (16.22%) Oracle Database
5 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle OWB
6 11 (9.91%) RDBMS
6 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.41%) MySQL
8 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.70%) DB2
10 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) ClearQuest
1 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
1 18 (16.22%) JIRA
1 18 (16.22%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (15.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.41%) ClearCase
4 14 (12.61%) PVCS
5 10 (9.01%) Ant
5 10 (9.01%) Artifactory
5 10 (9.01%) Maven
6 9 (8.11%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.11%) JUnit
7 8 (7.21%) Toad
8 4 (3.60%) Grunt
8 4 (3.60%) gulp
8 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.80%) Back Office
1 2 (1.80%) Games
2 1 (0.90%) Automotive
2 1 (0.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Marketing
2 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (87.39%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) Lead Developer
3 17 (15.32%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Java Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Architect
7 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
8 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.50%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.50%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.60%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.70%) Flash Developer
11 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL Developer
11 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Systems Architect
11 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (43.24%) HTML
2 33 (29.73%) CSS
2 33 (29.73%) J2EE
3 31 (27.93%) Web Services
4 25 (22.52%) .NET
5 24 (21.62%) XML
6 19 (17.12%) Apache CXF
7 18 (16.22%) HTML5
8 16 (14.41%) AngularJS
9 15 (13.51%) CSS3
10 14 (12.61%) Spring
11 13 (11.71%) Hibernate
12 12 (10.81%) Backbone.js
12 12 (10.81%) JSP
12 12 (10.81%) Servlets
13 11 (9.91%) Ember.js
14 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.01%) React
15 9 (8.11%) Sass
16 8 (7.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.80%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Unix
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) Waterfall
3 29 (26.13%) RUP
4 28 (25.23%) Data Modelling
5 25 (22.52%) Test Strategy
5 25 (22.52%) UML
6 24 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (21.62%) TDD
7 22 (19.82%) OOP
8 21 (18.92%) SDLC
9 20 (18.02%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
11 17 (15.32%) Scrum
12 16 (14.41%) Workflow
13 13 (11.71%) ETL
14 12 (10.81%) MVC
15 11 (9.91%) Process Improvement
16 10 (9.01%) Automated Testing
17 9 (8.11%) ITIL
18 8 (7.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.05%) SQL
2 51 (45.95%) Java
3 33 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.23%) Shell Script
5 25 (22.52%) C#
6 15 (13.51%) PL/SQL
7 13 (11.71%) Perl
7 13 (11.71%) VB
8 10 (9.01%) C
8 10 (9.01%) C++
9 8 (7.21%) R
10 7 (6.31%) PHP
11 6 (5.41%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.70%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.80%) XAML
14 1 (0.90%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) SC Cleared
1 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
1 14 (12.61%) Sun Certification
2 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.60%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (46.85%) Oracle
2 31 (27.93%) Pega
3 28 (25.23%) Informatica
4 8 (7.21%) BEA
4 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.50%) webMethods
6 3 (2.70%) Adobe
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Sybase
6 3 (2.70%) Vitria
7 2 (1.80%) hybris
7 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
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