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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 104 108 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.047% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.068% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£460 £325 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -42.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 2015. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 3 £550 - 1
Birmingham - - - -
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OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) JMeter
6 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 4 (30.77%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Use Case
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JMeter
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (30.77%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Spring.NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Java SE
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
5 1 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
5 1 (7.69%) WebCenter
5 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
5 1 (7.69%) EJB
5 1 (7.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
4 4 (30.77%) Memory Management
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Motorola