The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 99 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing OOP 20 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.58% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
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£363 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -28.69%
OOP
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
1720 1409 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.64% 68.33% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 784 780
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the West Midlands region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

OOP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 12 £406 +111.03% 10
Staffordshire -4 6 £329 - 6
Coventry -6 1 £175 -36.36% 1
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) MVC
3 19 (48.72%) OO
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) jQuery
5 15 (38.46%) HTML5
5 15 (38.46%) .NET
6 14 (35.90%) C#
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
7 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.64%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) PHP
8 10 (25.64%) MySQL
8 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 9 (23.08%) SOA
9 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 9 (23.08%) Android
9 9 (23.08%) Ajax
9 9 (23.08%) Android Development
9 9 (23.08%) iOS Development
10 8 (20.51%) User Experience
10 8 (20.51%) JSON
10 8 (20.51%) PhoneGap
10 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.51%) Subversion
11 7 (17.95%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) Mobile App

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Liferay
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Subversion
2 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 3 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) .NET Developer
5 6 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Mobility Architect
7 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) SAP Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
8 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) HTML
2 18 (46.15%) CSS
2 18 (46.15%) jQuery
3 15 (38.46%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) HTML5
4 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) Ajax
7 8 (20.51%) JSON
7 8 (20.51%) PhoneGap
7 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
8 5 (12.82%) Cocoa
8 5 (12.82%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
10 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.13%) Laravel
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) User Experience
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Social Network
4 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.08%) Android
3 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 9 (23.08%) SOA
4 9 (23.08%) Android Development
4 9 (23.08%) iOS Development
5 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.82%) Memory Management
6 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.82%) ActionScript
5 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
5 5 (12.82%) PHP5
5 5 (12.82%) PHP4
6 3 (7.69%) VB6
6 3 (7.69%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Sencha
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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