The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 107 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing OOD 27 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 1
Median daily rate £358 - £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £50.78 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.10% +26.95%
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
2254 2031 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.47% 79.46% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1118 1000
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £11.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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 OOD across the West Midlands region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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 OOD across the West Midlands region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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 OOD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Birmingham +14 20 £358 - 2
Coventry - 5 £350 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 30 (75.00%) C#
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
1 30 (75.00%) OO
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
2 29 (72.50%) MVC
3 28 (70.00%) WCF
4 27 (67.50%) .NET Framework
5 26 (65.00%) Scrum
6 23 (57.50%) NUnit
6 23 (57.50%) Subversion
6 23 (57.50%) Entity Framework
7 22 (55.00%) Moq
8 21 (52.50%) XML
9 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 20 (50.00%) SQL
10 19 (47.50%) SOLID
11 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
12 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
13 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (35.00%) jQuery
14 11 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (25.00%) CruiseControl
16 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
17 8 (20.00%) XSLT
17 8 (20.00%) Service Management
18 7 (17.50%) HTML
19 6 (15.00%) Java
19 6 (15.00%) CSS

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
1 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) NUnit
1 23 (57.50%) Subversion
2 22 (55.00%) Moq
3 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (25.00%) CruiseControl
5 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.00%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.50%) Electronics
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Marketing
1 1 (2.50%) Military
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Developer
8 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead iOS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) .NET
2 29 (72.50%) Web Services
3 28 (70.00%) WCF
4 27 (67.50%) .NET Framework
5 23 (57.50%) Entity Framework
6 21 (52.50%) XML
7 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (35.00%) jQuery
9 11 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (20.00%) XSLT
11 7 (17.50%) HTML
12 6 (15.00%) CSS
12 6 (15.00%) RESTful
13 5 (12.50%) Servlets
14 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (10.00%) JSP
14 4 (10.00%) SOAP
14 4 (10.00%) Struts
14 4 (10.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Data Conversion
2 3 (7.50%) iPad
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (75.00%) OO
2 29 (72.50%) MVC
3 26 (65.00%) Scrum
4 19 (47.50%) SOLID
5 14 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Service Management
8 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
9 5 (12.50%) UML
10 4 (10.00%) API Integration
10 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) Data Transformation
10 4 (10.00%) Data Validation
10 4 (10.00%) ETL
10 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (10.00%) Service Design
10 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) XAML
5 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.00%) Sun
2 2 (5.00%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP