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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 103 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 13 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.09% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £463 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
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
1589 1555 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.33% 71.23% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 807 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 100
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -5 4 £300 - 3
Staffordshire -7 4 £375 +25.00% 4
Shropshire - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire -4 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 - 6
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (68.57%) OO
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (34.29%) PHP
7 11 (31.43%) MySQL
7 11 (31.43%) MVC
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (28.57%) C#
9 8 (22.86%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) HTML5
10 7 (20.00%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
11 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.14%) PHP5
12 5 (14.29%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
12 5 (14.29%) Drupal
12 5 (14.29%) VB
13 4 (11.43%) VBA
13 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
13 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
13 4 (11.43%) SharePoint

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.29%) Drupal
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Lombardi
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) PHPUnit
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 15 (42.86%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (22.86%) HTML5
5 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.43%) Yii
7 4 (11.43%) Laravel
8 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.57%) CSS3
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
9 2 (5.71%) XML
9 2 (5.71%) Symfony
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.71%) li3
10 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.71%) Open Source
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) OO
2 11 (31.43%) MVC
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) BPMN
6 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Data Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Android Development
8 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) PHP
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
4 6 (17.14%) PHP5
5 5 (14.29%) VB
6 4 (11.43%) VBA
7 3 (8.57%) VB6
7 3 (8.57%) VBScript
7 3 (8.57%) Java
8 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.71%) X++
9 1 (2.86%) PHP4
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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