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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 88 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.72% 1.79% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.29% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 20 39
Median daily rate £398 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.13% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £392 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.16%
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
2645 1961 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 78.07% 74.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1571 1134 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 September 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 September 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 +18 38 £425 +24.08% 11
Shropshire -30 18 £318 -4.43% 2
Coventry +3 14 £388 +1.97% 4
Staffordshire -5 4 £325 -4.76% 9
Warwickshire - 4 £350 - 5
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 - - 4
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 73 (54.48%) Java
2 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (47.76%) HTML
4 54 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (38.06%) SQL
6 49 (36.57%) JavaScript
6 49 (36.57%) CSS
7 43 (32.09%) Web Services
8 40 (29.85%) XML
8 40 (29.85%) Oracle
9 34 (25.37%) Configuration Management
10 32 (23.88%) Jenkins
11 31 (23.13%) Relational Database
11 31 (23.13%) OOP
12 30 (22.39%) MVC
13 28 (20.90%) Unix
13 28 (20.90%) UML
13 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
14 27 (20.15%) C#
14 27 (20.15%) .NET
14 27 (20.15%) RESTful
15 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
16 25 (18.66%) Spring
16 25 (18.66%) JBoss
17 24 (17.91%) Windows
17 24 (17.91%) WebLogic
18 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
18 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
18 23 (17.16%) J2EE
18 23 (17.16%) Scrum

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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 25 (18.66%) JBoss
2 24 (17.91%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.94%) Apache ServiceMix
4 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
5 11 (8.21%) Apache
5 11 (8.21%) Mule
5 11 (8.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 8 (5.97%) Documentum
7 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.24%) CMS
8 3 (2.24%) Confluence
8 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.49%) nginx
9 2 (1.49%) WordPress
10 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
1 6 (4.48%) MS Office
1 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) HTTP
2 3 (2.24%) Network Security
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 31 (23.13%) Relational Database
2 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.67%) Oracle Database
3 21 (15.67%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (12.69%) RDBMS
5 11 (8.21%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (8.21%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (7.46%) MySQL
7 8 (5.97%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (4.48%) DB2
9 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.49%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.49%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (23.88%) Jenkins
2 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
3 21 (15.67%) JIRA
3 21 (15.67%) JUnit
4 20 (14.93%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (13.43%) ClearQuest
6 16 (11.94%) Maven
7 15 (11.19%) Ant
8 12 (8.96%) Eclipse
9 11 (8.21%) Subversion
9 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio
10 10 (7.46%) Artifactory
11 9 (6.72%) Toad
12 8 (5.97%) PVCS
12 8 (5.97%) Selenium
13 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (3.73%) CA Gen
15 4 (2.99%) Moq
15 4 (2.99%) NUnit
16 3 (2.24%) Grunt
General
1 5 (3.73%) Automotive
2 3 (2.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Military
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (81.34%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 24 (17.91%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.19%) Architect
5 11 (8.21%) Lead Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.46%) PHP Developer
7 9 (6.72%) MuleSoft Developer
8 8 (5.97%) SQL Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.48%) MuleSoft Architect
10 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Systems Architect
11 5 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.73%) C# Developer
11 5 (3.73%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.76%) HTML
2 49 (36.57%) CSS
3 43 (32.09%) Web Services
4 40 (29.85%) XML
5 27 (20.15%) .NET
5 27 (20.15%) RESTful
6 25 (18.66%) Spring
7 23 (17.16%) J2EE
8 21 (15.67%) Servlets
8 21 (15.67%) Struts
9 20 (14.93%) JSP
10 19 (14.18%) Apache CXF
11 18 (13.43%) .NET Framework
11 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET
12 16 (11.94%) JSON
13 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (10.45%) jQuery
14 13 (9.70%) Hibernate
14 13 (9.70%) WCF
15 12 (8.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.22%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.48%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.73%) Data Conversion
5 4 (2.99%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.99%) User Experience
6 3 (2.24%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Unix
2 24 (17.91%) Windows
3 13 (9.70%) Linux
4 8 (5.97%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.49%) VME
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.30%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (25.37%) Configuration Management
4 31 (23.13%) OOP
5 30 (22.39%) MVC
6 28 (20.90%) UML
7 23 (17.16%) Scrum
8 22 (16.42%) TDD
8 22 (16.42%) Web Development
9 21 (15.67%) OOD
10 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
10 19 (14.18%) ETL
10 19 (14.18%) Open Source
11 18 (13.43%) Defect Tracking
11 18 (13.43%) Release Management
12 17 (12.69%) Workflow
13 16 (11.94%) DevOps
14 15 (11.19%) API Development
14 15 (11.19%) Test Strategy
15 13 (9.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.48%) Java
2 51 (38.06%) SQL
3 49 (36.57%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.15%) C#
5 20 (14.93%) PHP
6 19 (14.18%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.70%) C++
8 9 (6.72%) C
8 9 (6.72%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.72%) VB
9 8 (5.97%) R
10 7 (5.22%) COBOL
11 6 (4.48%) Perl
12 5 (3.73%) XAML
13 4 (2.99%) Python
14 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.49%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.75%) Jython
16 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (17.16%) SC Cleared
1 23 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.70%) Sun Certification
3 10 (7.46%) Degree
3 10 (7.46%) OCPJP
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.99%) MISRA
2 4 (2.99%) QA
3 3 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.75%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 40 (29.85%) Oracle
2 19 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.43%) Pega
4 16 (11.94%) MuleSoft
5 10 (7.46%) BEA
6 8 (5.97%) Informatica
7 7 (5.22%) Xamarin
8 6 (4.48%) IBM
8 6 (4.48%) Sybase
8 6 (4.48%) Vitria
8 6 (4.48%) webMethods
8 6 (4.48%) WSO2
9 5 (3.73%) VMware
10 4 (2.99%) EMC
11 3 (2.24%) Sun
11 3 (2.24%) Zend
12 2 (1.49%) Apple
12 2 (1.49%) ICL
12 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.75%) BMC
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