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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank - 120 118
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £346 £394
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
OOA/OOD
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
2342 2011 1744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.98% 75.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1199 934
Average daily rate £400 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 100 96
Average hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle