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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 138 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
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
2604 2007 1929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.73% 78.58% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 1166 1017
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 101 109
Median hourly rate £19.72 £31.44 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% +5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
OOA/OOD
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Swing
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) AWT
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (40.00%) jMock
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery

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 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) DbUnit
2 2 (40.00%) jMock
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) AWT
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Swing
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) PowerMock
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle