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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 127 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing OOD 17 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.040% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.051% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
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
2606 1974 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.23% 78.09% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1153 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £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 57 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 8 £389 - 1
Birmingham -2 5 £308 - 4
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (80.95%) OO
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) .NET Framework
5 12 (57.14%) WCF
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
6 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 8 (38.10%) Migration
7 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (38.10%) RESTful
8 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (33.33%) XSD
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 6 (28.57%) MS Office
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 6 (28.57%) XAML
9 6 (28.57%) Validation
9 6 (28.57%) ETL
9 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) Active Directory

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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (28.57%) NUnit
4 5 (23.81%) Moq
4 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Xcode
6 1 (4.76%) NSubstitute
6 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Developer
4 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead iOS Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
1 14 (66.67%) XML
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Framework
3 12 (57.14%) WCF
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (38.10%) RESTful
4 8 (38.10%) XSLT
5 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 7 (33.33%) XSD
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
7 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (19.05%) OAuth
8 4 (19.05%) SAML
9 3 (14.29%) CSS
9 3 (14.29%) Servlets
10 2 (9.52%) ADO.NET
10 2 (9.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Conversion
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) OO
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 8 (38.10%) Migration
5 6 (28.57%) API Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 6 (28.57%) Data Validation
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Service Design
5 6 (28.57%) Validation
6 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SOLID
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) TDD
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) XAML
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
6 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
6 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
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