The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.077% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.094% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £531 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £250 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £330 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.13% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -

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
1875 2135 1648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.01% 82.34% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1204 947
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £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
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 48 105
Median hourly rate £25.50 £19.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -32.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the West Midlands region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the West Midlands region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Coventry - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £531 -
OOA/OOD
England

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 6 (85.71%) UML
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
2 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Swing
3 4 (57.14%) AWT
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Yourdon
4 2 (28.57%) Rational Rose
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SSADM

OOA/OOD
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 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Rational Rose
3 1 (14.29%) DbUnit
3 1 (14.29%) jMock
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) Servlets
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) Struts
2 4 (57.14%) AWT
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) Swing
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) PowerMock
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SSADM
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Yourdon
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) RUP
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Casewise
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle