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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 71 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing OO 42 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.90% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.62% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £370 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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
1848 1869 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.94% 72.30% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 982 755
Average daily rate £398 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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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

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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 3 September 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 17 £375 - 1
Birmingham +8 13 £350 - 20
Staffordshire -12 7 £316 -1.17% 13
Solihull -6 2 £338 +3.84% 6
Coventry -8 2 £380 +61.70% 2
Walsall - 1 £550 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
3 22 (33.85%) C#
4 21 (32.31%) HTML5
5 20 (30.77%) SQL
5 20 (30.77%) .NET
5 20 (30.77%) XML
6 17 (26.15%) Adobe
7 16 (24.62%) Test Strategy
8 15 (23.08%) Confluence
8 15 (23.08%) JIRA
8 15 (23.08%) Java
8 15 (23.08%) Web Design
9 13 (20.00%) TDD
10 12 (18.46%) Scrum
10 12 (18.46%) XSD
10 12 (18.46%) WCF
10 12 (18.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 10 (15.38%) Web Services
11 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.85%) MVC
13 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
13 8 (12.31%) PHP
13 8 (12.31%) jQuery
13 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (23.08%) Confluence
2 12 (18.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
6 1 (1.54%) PegaRULES
6 1 (1.54%) JBoss
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.08%) PaaS
1 2 (3.08%) Heroku
1 2 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.54%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) CA Gen
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.54%) Grunt
5 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.62%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Designer
3 9 (13.85%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C# Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.08%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) HTML
1 28 (43.08%) CSS
2 21 (32.31%) HTML5
3 20 (30.77%) .NET
3 20 (30.77%) XML
4 12 (18.46%) XSD
4 12 (18.46%) WCF
5 10 (15.38%) Web Services
6 8 (12.31%) jQuery
6 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.77%) CSS3
8 6 (9.23%) REST
8 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.23%) J2EE
9 5 (7.69%) JSON
10 4 (6.15%) WPF
10 4 (6.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.54%) PlayStation
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Xbox
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Test Strategy
3 15 (23.08%) Web Design
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
5 12 (18.46%) Scrum
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 9 (13.85%) MVC
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow
8 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.23%) SDLC
9 6 (9.23%) UML
9 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.23%) SOA
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) BDD
11 4 (6.15%) Open Source
11 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.15%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (33.85%) C#
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.62%) VBScript
7 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) C
8 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.54%) Python
9 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Adobe
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 6 (9.23%) Pega
4 4 (6.15%) BEA
5 3 (4.62%) Informatica
5 3 (4.62%) webMethods
5 3 (4.62%) Telerik
5 3 (4.62%) Nintex
6 2 (3.08%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Facebook
7 1 (1.54%) Twitter
7 1 (1.54%) Vitria
7 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
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