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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 89 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.06% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.54% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 13
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£300 £286 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -4.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.85 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 -4 11 £300 - 1
Staffordshire -1 3 £320 +28.00% 2
Coventry -2 2 £175 -36.36% 1
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Shropshire - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (62.79%) OO
3 26 (60.47%) HTML
4 21 (48.84%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) MVC
6 17 (39.53%) HTML5
7 16 (37.21%) .NET
8 15 (34.88%) jQuery
9 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) C#
11 11 (25.58%) PHP
11 11 (25.58%) MySQL
11 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
12 10 (23.26%) SOA
12 10 (23.26%) Android
12 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
12 10 (23.26%) Android Development
12 10 (23.26%) iOS Development
13 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
13 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
13 9 (20.93%) Ajax
13 9 (20.93%) XML
14 8 (18.60%) Java
14 8 (18.60%) Finance
14 8 (18.60%) JSON
14 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
14 8 (18.60%) PhoneGap
14 8 (18.60%) User Experience

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) Drupal
3 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) WordPress
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Magento
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) DataStage
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Lombardi
3 4 (9.30%) Ant
3 4 (9.30%) PHPUnit
3 4 (9.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.30%) iOS Developer
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) HTML
2 21 (48.84%) CSS
3 17 (39.53%) HTML5
4 16 (37.21%) .NET
5 15 (34.88%) jQuery
6 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
7 9 (20.93%) XML
7 9 (20.93%) Ajax
7 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.60%) PhoneGap
8 8 (18.60%) JSON
9 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.30%) Yii
11 3 (6.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (6.98%) WCF
11 3 (6.98%) XSLT
11 3 (6.98%) SOAP
11 3 (6.98%) Laravel
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Social Network
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Android
1 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) OO
2 19 (44.19%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) SOA
4 10 (23.26%) Android Development
4 10 (23.26%) iOS Development
5 9 (20.93%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) BPMN
7 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 2 (4.65%) TDD
9 2 (4.65%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
2 13 (30.23%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) PHP
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.63%) PHP5
7 4 (9.30%) VBA
7 4 (9.30%) VB6
7 4 (9.30%) VB
8 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.98%) VBScript
9 1 (2.33%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.33%) X++
9 1 (2.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.95%) Sencha
2 4 (9.30%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.65%) Apple
3 2 (4.65%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter
West Midlands
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