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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 74 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing OO 47 54 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 2.59% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.89% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 50
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £175.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-94.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.25%
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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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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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

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

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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 29 August 2014.

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

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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 29 August 2014. 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
Birmingham -5 10 £350 +12.00% 6
Coventry -5 8 £230 -23.33% 2
Staffordshire -3 6 £313 +4.16% 3
Warwickshire -4 6 £300 - 1
Worcestershire -7 5 £145 -57.54% 2
Solihull +4 3 £325 -
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 28 (33.73%) SQL
3 26 (31.33%) C#
4 20 (24.10%) UML
5 19 (22.89%) Java
6 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
6 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
7 16 (19.28%) HTML
7 16 (19.28%) MVC
8 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
9 14 (16.87%) CSS
10 13 (15.66%) Oracle
10 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
10 13 (15.66%) SAP
10 13 (15.66%) PHP
10 13 (15.66%) OOP
10 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
11 12 (14.46%) Memory Management
11 12 (14.46%) Apple iOS
11 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
11 12 (14.46%) N-Tier
12 11 (13.25%) SOA
12 11 (13.25%) Web Services
12 11 (13.25%) Degree
13 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
13 10 (12.05%) VB.NET
13 10 (12.05%) Rational Rose
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.05%) Project Management
13 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
3 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.41%) OpenEdge
6 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.20%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (7.23%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) Relational Database
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.23%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.61%) OLAP
5 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) DataStage
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Rational Rose
2 9 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.43%) Maven
4 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.82%) Subversion
5 4 (4.82%) JMeter
5 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) WebSpeed
7 1 (1.20%) NUnit
7 1 (1.20%) Ant
7 1 (1.20%) Grunt
7 1 (1.20%) T4 Templates
7 1 (1.20%) RubyGems
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
1 6 (7.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Automotive
2 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (71.08%) Developer
2 18 (21.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.02%) MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.02%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Mobility Architect
9 4 (4.82%) SAP Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Designer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Programmer
10 3 (3.61%) Junior
10 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.61%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 17 (20.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.28%) HTML
4 14 (16.87%) CSS
5 11 (13.25%) Web Services
6 9 (10.84%) Hibernate
6 9 (10.84%) Spring
6 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 7 (8.43%) HTML5
7 7 (8.43%) J2EE
8 6 (7.23%) XML
8 6 (7.23%) Java EE
9 5 (6.02%) Yii
9 5 (6.02%) Middleware
9 5 (6.02%) LAMP
9 5 (6.02%) Cocoa
9 5 (6.02%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (4.82%) WPF
11 3 (3.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.82%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.61%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.61%) SCORM
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Fedora
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) UML
2 16 (19.28%) MVC
3 13 (15.66%) OOP
3 13 (15.66%) Unit Testing
4 12 (14.46%) Memory Management
4 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.25%) SOA
6 10 (12.05%) Project Management
6 10 (12.05%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 7 (8.43%) CRM
10 6 (7.23%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 5 (6.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) SQL
2 26 (31.33%) C#
3 19 (22.89%) Java
4 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.66%) PHP
6 10 (12.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.02%) VBScript
7 5 (6.02%) VB
7 5 (6.02%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.61%) C
8 3 (3.61%) VBA
9 2 (2.41%) Progress 4GL
9 2 (2.41%) ABAP
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) XPath
10 1 (1.20%) PHP5
10 1 (1.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Puppet
1 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
1 13 (15.66%) SAP
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) JD Edwards
4 5 (6.02%) Zend
5 4 (4.82%) Pega
5 4 (4.82%) HP
6 3 (3.61%) BEA
6 3 (3.61%) webMethods
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Progress
8 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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