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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / West Midlands
Rank 90 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 30 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 2.12% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.57% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 25
Median daily rate £370 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +13.60%

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 2099 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.16% 82.38% 73.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1228 1188 964
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.46% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 12 £370 -1.46% 9
Coventry +2 8 £508 +69.16% 6
Staffordshire -4 7 £331 - 1
Shropshire +7 3 £413 -25.00% 6
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
3 54 (44.63%) CSS
4 50 (41.32%) HTML
5 46 (38.02%) Scrum
6 42 (34.71%) SQL
7 39 (32.23%) Git (software)
8 38 (31.40%) Java
9 37 (30.58%) MVC
10 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (28.10%) C#
12 33 (27.27%) .NET
13 31 (25.62%) PHP
13 31 (25.62%) jQuery
14 30 (24.79%) Unix
15 28 (23.14%) XML
16 27 (22.31%) Web Development
17 26 (21.49%) OOD
17 26 (21.49%) Configuration Management
18 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
19 24 (19.83%) WCF
20 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
20 23 (19.01%) Subversion
21 22 (18.18%) Relational Database
22 21 (17.36%) OO PHP
22 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
22 21 (17.36%) Web Services
22 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
23 20 (16.53%) HTML5
23 20 (16.53%) SOLID

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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 7 (5.79%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.96%) Confluence
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) Documentum
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.65%) JBoss
5 2 (1.65%) nginx
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Slack
2 3 (2.48%) GitHub
3 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) AdWords
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) HTTP
2 4 (3.31%) Skype
3 2 (1.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) ICMP
4 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.83%) Modbus
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) OSPF
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) SNMP
4 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.65%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) Redis
6 1 (0.83%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (32.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.01%) Subversion
4 16 (13.22%) NUnit
5 15 (12.40%) Moq
5 15 (12.40%) Visual Studio
6 10 (8.26%) JUnit
7 9 (7.44%) CruiseControl
8 8 (6.61%) CA Gen
9 7 (5.79%) Selenium
9 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (4.96%) gulp
10 6 (4.96%) JIRA
11 5 (4.13%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.13%) Maven
11 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.31%) Gradle
12 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
13 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 3 (2.48%) Grunt
General
1 5 (4.13%) Automotive
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Electronics
2 3 (2.48%) Retail
3 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.65%) Marketing
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (80.99%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.70%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.05%) PHP Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 9 (7.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.79%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.79%) webMethods Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Architect
10 6 (4.96%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.31%) COBOL Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) CSS
2 50 (41.32%) HTML
3 33 (27.27%) .NET
4 31 (25.62%) jQuery
5 28 (23.14%) XML
6 24 (19.83%) WCF
7 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
8 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
8 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
8 21 (17.36%) Web Services
9 20 (16.53%) HTML5
10 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (15.70%) J2EE
11 18 (14.88%) Entity Framework
12 13 (10.74%) Spring
13 12 (9.92%) RESTful
13 12 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (9.09%) React
15 9 (7.44%) CSS3
16 8 (6.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.13%) User Experience
2 4 (3.31%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.83%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Unix
2 19 (15.70%) Linux
3 15 (12.40%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.13%) Windows
5 3 (2.48%) AIX
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.65%) VME
7 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.02%) Scrum
3 37 (30.58%) MVC
4 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (22.31%) Web Development
6 26 (21.49%) Configuration Management
6 26 (21.49%) OOD
7 21 (17.36%) OO PHP
8 20 (16.53%) SOLID
9 19 (15.70%) Mentoring
9 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
10 17 (14.05%) TDD
11 16 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (13.22%) Test Strategy
12 15 (12.40%) Waterfall
13 14 (11.57%) Problem Management
13 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
13 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
14 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
14 13 (10.74%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 57 (47.11%) JavaScript
2 42 (34.71%) SQL
3 38 (31.40%) Java
4 34 (28.10%) C#
5 31 (25.62%) PHP
6 16 (13.22%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.57%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.79%) C++
8 7 (5.79%) COBOL
9 6 (4.96%) Perl
9 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.48%) ES6
11 3 (2.48%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.65%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.65%) Python
13 1 (0.83%) ABAP
13 1 (0.83%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.48%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) CCNA
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) MISRA
2 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 4 (3.31%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 15 (12.40%) Pega
3 12 (9.92%) webMethods
4 11 (9.09%) Informatica
5 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.79%) BEA
7 4 (3.31%) Sun
8 3 (2.48%) SAP
8 3 (2.48%) Zend
9 2 (1.65%) Apple
9 2 (1.65%) HP
9 2 (1.65%) ICL
9 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) BMC
10 1 (0.83%) CA
10 1 (0.83%) Cisco
10 1 (0.83%) Dell
10 1 (0.83%) Google
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
keytree
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shropshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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