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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 91 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 55 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.01% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.34% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 26
Median daily rate £480 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £528 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
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
2595 1792 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.02% 75.20% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1570 1097 972
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 £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 74 134
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +10 37 £480 +34.73% 14
Solihull - 7 £480 - 1
Walsall -1 3 £545 -0.90%
Shropshire -28 3 - - 2
Warwickshire -6 1 £270 -38.28% 9
Staffordshire -7 1 - - 7
Coventry - 1 £400 - 6
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (62.83%) Java
2 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (52.21%) HTML
4 57 (50.44%) SQL
5 49 (43.36%) Oracle
6 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (33.63%) CSS
8 37 (32.74%) Web Services
9 35 (30.97%) XML
10 34 (30.09%) WebLogic
11 33 (29.20%) Unix
12 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
12 32 (28.32%) BusinessObjects
13 30 (26.55%) OOP
14 29 (25.66%) J2EE
15 26 (23.01%) UML
15 26 (23.01%) Pega
16 25 (22.12%) Apache CXF
17 24 (21.24%) JIRA
17 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
17 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database
17 24 (21.24%) Oracle Forms
17 24 (21.24%) Oracle Reports
17 24 (21.24%) ClearQuest
17 24 (21.24%) Defect Tracking
18 23 (20.35%) Windows
18 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
18 23 (20.35%) TDD
19 22 (19.47%) JBoss
19 22 (19.47%) JSP

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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 34 (30.09%) WebLogic
2 22 (19.47%) JBoss
3 16 (14.16%) Apache ServiceMix
4 11 (9.73%) Mule
4 11 (9.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.19%) Apache
7 4 (3.54%) Documentum
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.88%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Office
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) BusinessObjects
2 24 (21.24%) Oracle Database
2 24 (21.24%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (20.35%) Relational Database
4 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
5 19 (16.81%) RDBMS
6 13 (11.50%) Oracle OWB
7 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (5.31%) DB2
9 6 (5.31%) MySQL
10 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (21.24%) ClearQuest
1 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
1 24 (21.24%) JIRA
1 24 (21.24%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (15.93%) Ant
2 18 (15.93%) Maven
3 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.04%) JUnit
4 16 (14.16%) Artifactory
4 16 (14.16%) Eclipse
5 14 (12.39%) PVCS
6 13 (11.50%) Toad
7 9 (7.96%) ClearCase
8 5 (4.42%) Selenium
8 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.54%) Grunt
9 4 (3.54%) gulp
10 3 (2.65%) Subversion
11 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (0.88%) Automotive
1 1 (0.88%) Finance
1 1 (0.88%) Marketing
1 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (81.42%) Developer
2 21 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Lead Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Architect
4 14 (12.39%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (9.73%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (7.96%) MuleSoft Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.08%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Lead Architect
8 6 (5.31%) MuleSoft Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Architect
9 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (4.42%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.54%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 4 (3.54%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (52.21%) HTML
2 38 (33.63%) CSS
3 37 (32.74%) Web Services
4 35 (30.97%) XML
5 29 (25.66%) J2EE
6 25 (22.12%) Apache CXF
7 22 (19.47%) JSP
8 21 (18.58%) Spring
9 20 (17.70%) Servlets
10 17 (15.04%) Hibernate
10 17 (15.04%) HTML5
10 17 (15.04%) JSON
10 17 (15.04%) RESTful
11 16 (14.16%) Struts
12 15 (13.27%) .NET
13 14 (12.39%) CSS3
14 11 (9.73%) AngularJS
14 11 (9.73%) Backbone.js
15 9 (7.96%) Ember.js
15 9 (7.96%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.08%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.20%) Unix
2 23 (20.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (26.55%) OOP
4 26 (23.01%) UML
5 24 (21.24%) Defect Tracking
6 23 (20.35%) TDD
7 21 (18.58%) Data Modelling
8 20 (17.70%) SDLC
9 19 (16.81%) Configuration Management
9 19 (16.81%) Open Source
9 19 (16.81%) Waterfall
10 17 (15.04%) Workflow
11 16 (14.16%) DevOps
11 16 (14.16%) Release Management
11 16 (14.16%) RUP
11 16 (14.16%) Test Strategy
12 15 (13.27%) API Development
12 15 (13.27%) ETL
12 15 (13.27%) Scrum
13 13 (11.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) Java
2 57 (50.44%) SQL
3 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.16%) C#
4 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
4 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
4 16 (14.16%) VB
5 13 (11.50%) C++
6 10 (8.85%) C
7 8 (7.08%) R
8 6 (5.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.65%) Perl
11 2 (1.77%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.77%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.77%) XAML
12 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
1 20 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.27%) Sun Certification
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (8.85%) OCPJP
5 9 (7.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 49 (43.36%) Oracle
2 26 (23.01%) Pega
3 16 (14.16%) Informatica
3 16 (14.16%) MuleSoft
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) BEA
5 6 (5.31%) IBM
5 6 (5.31%) Sybase
5 6 (5.31%) Vitria
5 6 (5.31%) WSO2
6 5 (4.42%) VMware
7 4 (3.54%) EMC
8 3 (2.65%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.77%) Adobe
9 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
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