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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 121 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.085% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.10% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £531 £250 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £330 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -7.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £531 -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) JUnit
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) Servlets
1 7 (77.78%) Struts
1 7 (77.78%) UML
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Swing
3 5 (55.56%) AWT
3 5 (55.56%) Sun
3 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) JSP
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) JBoss
5 2 (22.22%) SSADM
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose

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 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JUnit
2 2 (22.22%) DbUnit
2 2 (22.22%) jMock
2 2 (22.22%) Mockito
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) Servlets
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
1 7 (77.78%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) AWT
2 5 (55.56%) JSP
2 5 (55.56%) Swing
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) PowerMock
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) SSADM
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Yourdon
5 1 (11.11%) ArchiMate
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Sun Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Sun
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Casewise