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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank - 119 101
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.056% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £450 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +100.00%
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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
1734 1795 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.32% 75.48% 67.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 939 592
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 141 60
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.55 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.52% -11.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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

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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

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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 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 1 (33.33%) Pega