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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 109 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.06% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Average daily rate £300 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £550 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.85 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.55% -32.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
2043 1505 1542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.69% 69.84% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 869 842
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 97 78
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 5 £313 +4.16% 9
Warwickshire +5 2 £325 - 3
Staffordshire -7 2 - - 3
Coventry -2 1 £300 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) MySQL
4 7 (31.82%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
7 4 (18.18%) OOD
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Linux
7 4 (18.18%) PHP 5
7 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) Zend
8 3 (13.64%) Zend Studio
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.64%) High Availability
8 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) NetBeans
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Zend Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) 3D Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) WinForms
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (9.09%) Laravel
6 2 (9.09%) REST
6 2 (9.09%) Symfony
6 2 (9.09%) Visualforce
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) WF
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) SOLID
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 4 (18.18%) PHP 5
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) Apex Code
6 2 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) DevExpress
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
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