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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 130 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.71% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.93% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Median daily rate £441 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
2315 2036 1761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.80% 75.94% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1226 938
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 105 98
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Birmingham -1 6 £421 +27.50% 6
Solihull - 4 £442 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Worcestershire -4 2 £203 -32.50% 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) PHP
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (37.93%) MVC
5 10 (34.48%) OO
6 8 (27.59%) C#
6 8 (27.59%) C++
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) VB
6 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (20.69%) Apache CXF
8 6 (20.69%) Maven
8 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
8 6 (20.69%) PVCS
8 6 (20.69%) Ant
8 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
8 6 (20.69%) CRM
8 6 (20.69%) ClearQuest
8 6 (20.69%) UML
8 6 (20.69%) Artifactory

OOP
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 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Eclipse
2 6 (20.69%) Ant
2 6 (20.69%) Artifactory
2 6 (20.69%) ClearQuest
2 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) PVCS
3 5 (17.24%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (13.79%) Toad
4 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.34%) NetBeans
5 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) Zend Studio
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 12 (41.38%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) Apache CXF
6 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
6 5 (17.24%) J2EE
6 5 (17.24%) JSP
6 5 (17.24%) Servlets
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.79%) OC4J
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.90%) Symfony
9 2 (6.90%) Visualforce
9 2 (6.90%) WCF
9 2 (6.90%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (20.69%) OO PHP
3 6 (20.69%) UML
4 4 (13.79%) ERP
4 4 (13.79%) OOD
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) PHP
2 11 (37.93%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) VB
4 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.79%) PHP 5
6 3 (10.34%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Apex Code
7 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.90%) VB6
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Zend
3 2 (6.90%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
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