The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 119 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.076% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £27.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1739 1309 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.38% 66.58% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 652 751
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 58 70
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.63 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOA/OOD
England

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
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 OOA/OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry - 1 £370 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (20.00%) SAP EP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Vaadin
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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