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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 32 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 2.43% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.97% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 29
Median daily rate £373 £378 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +19.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +16.66%

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
1914 1916 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.60% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1046 943
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 92
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -1 10 £373 +2.05% 16
Staffordshire +1 8 £288 +4.54% 5
Coventry -5 7 £508 +69.16% 3
Shropshire 0 6 £526 -4.45% 4
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 64 (48.12%) JavaScript
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.86%) HTML
2 57 (42.86%) CSS
3 50 (37.59%) SQL
4 49 (36.84%) Scrum
5 42 (31.58%) Java
6 41 (30.83%) MVC
7 39 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (28.57%) C#
9 37 (27.82%) .NET
9 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
10 32 (24.06%) XML
11 31 (23.31%) Unix
11 31 (23.31%) OOD
11 31 (23.31%) PHP
11 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
11 31 (23.31%) Web Development
12 30 (22.56%) jQuery
13 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
13 27 (20.30%) Jenkins
14 25 (18.80%) WCF
15 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
15 24 (18.05%) Web Services
16 23 (17.29%) Relational Database
17 22 (16.54%) J2EE
17 22 (16.54%) Subversion
18 21 (15.79%) TDD
18 21 (15.79%) Oracle
18 21 (15.79%) Linux

OO
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 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
1 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.02%) Confluence
3 7 (5.26%) Documentum
4 6 (4.51%) JBoss
5 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.01%) Apache
7 3 (2.26%) CMS
8 2 (1.50%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.50%) nginx
8 2 (1.50%) WordPress
9 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.26%) GitHub
3 2 (1.50%) Slack
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) Network Security
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.75%) LDAP
3 1 (0.75%) NAS
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) SSH
3 1 (0.75%) Telnet
3 1 (0.75%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) Relational Database
2 17 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.02%) MySQL
4 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (27.82%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.30%) Jenkins
3 22 (16.54%) Subversion
4 18 (13.53%) Visual Studio
5 15 (11.28%) NUnit
6 14 (10.53%) Moq
7 13 (9.77%) JUnit
8 9 (6.77%) CA Gen
8 9 (6.77%) Selenium
8 9 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (6.02%) CruiseControl
9 8 (6.02%) JIRA
10 7 (5.26%) Maven
11 6 (4.51%) Ant
11 6 (4.51%) Grunt
11 6 (4.51%) gulp
12 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
12 5 (3.76%) Gradle
12 5 (3.76%) SonarQube
13 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (3.01%) Automotive
1 4 (3.01%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Electronics
2 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.26%) Retail
2 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 108 (81.20%) Developer
2 30 (22.56%) .NET Developer
3 20 (15.04%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.53%) PHP Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.52%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Architect
8 7 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.26%) webMethods Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.86%) CSS
1 57 (42.86%) HTML
2 37 (27.82%) .NET
3 32 (24.06%) XML
4 30 (22.56%) jQuery
5 27 (20.30%) .NET Framework
6 25 (18.80%) WCF
7 24 (18.05%) ASP.NET
7 24 (18.05%) Web Services
8 22 (16.54%) J2EE
9 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (15.04%) HTML5
11 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
11 18 (13.53%) Entity Framework
12 14 (10.53%) RESTful
12 14 (10.53%) Spring
13 13 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (9.02%) Node.js
15 9 (6.77%) CSS3
15 9 (6.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.01%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.01%) User Experience
3 3 (2.26%) Data Conversion
3 3 (2.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.31%) Unix
2 21 (15.79%) Linux
3 15 (11.28%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.51%) Windows
5 3 (2.26%) AIX
6 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.50%) VME
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.84%) Scrum
3 41 (30.83%) MVC
4 39 (29.32%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (23.31%) Configuration Management
5 31 (23.31%) OOD
5 31 (23.31%) Web Development
6 21 (15.79%) TDD
7 20 (15.04%) OO PHP
8 19 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 18 (13.53%) SOLID
10 17 (12.78%) Data Modelling
10 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
10 17 (12.78%) Problem Management
10 17 (12.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (12.03%) Process Improvement
11 16 (12.03%) Software Engineering
11 16 (12.03%) Unit Testing
12 15 (11.28%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.53%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) JavaScript
2 50 (37.59%) SQL
3 42 (31.58%) Java
4 38 (28.57%) C#
5 31 (23.31%) PHP
6 17 (12.78%) PL/SQL
7 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.26%) C++
8 7 (5.26%) COBOL
8 7 (5.26%) Perl
9 5 (3.76%) Python
9 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.26%) ES6
10 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.26%) XAML
11 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.50%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.76%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.01%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) MISRA
2 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (3.01%) Ansible
3 2 (1.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.50%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (15.79%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.03%) Pega
3 12 (9.02%) webMethods
4 11 (8.27%) Informatica
5 8 (6.02%) BEA
6 5 (3.76%) Sun
7 4 (3.01%) Xamarin
8 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 3 (2.26%) Zend
9 2 (1.50%) Apple
9 2 (1.50%) HP
9 2 (1.50%) ICL
9 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.75%) Adobe
10 1 (0.75%) BMC
10 1 (0.75%) CA
10 1 (0.75%) Dell
10 1 (0.75%) WSO2
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