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 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 Design (OOD)
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing OOD 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.34% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.42% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £358 - £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -2.50%

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%

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
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 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
Birmingham +3 7 £358 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
OOD
England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) C#
2 32 (74.42%) .NET
3 31 (72.09%) Web Services
3 31 (72.09%) OO
3 31 (72.09%) MVC
4 30 (69.77%) WCF
5 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
5 29 (67.44%) Scrum
6 25 (58.14%) NUnit
6 25 (58.14%) Subversion
6 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
7 24 (55.81%) Moq
7 24 (55.81%) XML
8 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
8 21 (48.84%) SQL
8 21 (48.84%) SOLID
9 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
10 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
11 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (32.56%) jQuery
12 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (23.26%) CruiseControl
14 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
14 9 (20.93%) XSLT
15 8 (18.60%) HTML
15 8 (18.60%) Service Management
16 7 (16.28%) Java
16 7 (16.28%) 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 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
1 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) NUnit
1 25 (58.14%) Subversion
2 24 (55.81%) Moq
3 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
4 10 (23.26%) CruiseControl
5 5 (11.63%) JUnit
5 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.33%) Electronics
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
1 1 (2.33%) Military
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.65%) iOS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Lead iOS Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) XML Developer
10 1 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (74.42%) .NET
2 31 (72.09%) Web Services
3 30 (69.77%) WCF
4 29 (67.44%) .NET Framework
5 25 (58.14%) Entity Framework
6 24 (55.81%) XML
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
8 14 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (32.56%) jQuery
9 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (20.93%) XSLT
11 8 (18.60%) HTML
12 7 (16.28%) CSS
13 6 (13.95%) RESTful
13 6 (13.95%) Servlets
14 5 (11.63%) AWT
14 5 (11.63%) JSP
14 5 (11.63%) Spring
14 5 (11.63%) Struts
14 5 (11.63%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Data Conversion
2 3 (6.98%) iPad
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) MVC
2 31 (72.09%) OO
3 29 (67.44%) Scrum
4 21 (48.84%) SOLID
5 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Service Management
8 6 (13.95%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.95%) UML
9 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (9.30%) API Integration
10 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
10 4 (9.30%) Data Validation
10 4 (9.30%) ETL
10 4 (9.30%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (9.30%) Migration
10 4 (9.30%) Service Design
10 4 (9.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
4 3 (6.98%) XAML
5 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Sun
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) SAP