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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 120 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 28 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.28% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.37% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 9
Median daily rate £430 £433 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +35.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £359 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -50.00%
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
2648 1895 1944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.54% 76.60% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1130 1020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.31% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 16 £435 -17.14% 5
Staffordshire +2 3 - - 3
Solihull - 2 £410 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £525 -
Coventry - 1 £400 - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 39 (76.47%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) OO
3 33 (64.71%) Web Services
4 32 (62.75%) HTML
5 28 (54.90%) Oracle
6 26 (50.98%) JIRA
6 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
7 25 (49.02%) Oracle Database
7 25 (49.02%) Apache CXF
7 25 (49.02%) UML
8 24 (47.06%) ClearQuest
8 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
9 23 (45.10%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (45.10%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (43.14%) SQL
11 21 (41.18%) Windows
11 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
12 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
13 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
14 18 (35.29%) Ant
14 18 (35.29%) Eclipse
14 18 (35.29%) Maven
15 17 (33.33%) Spring
15 17 (33.33%) JUnit
15 17 (33.33%) XML
15 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
16 16 (31.37%) Artifactory
16 16 (31.37%) J2EE

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 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (11.76%) Documentum
4 2 (3.92%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) Oracle Database
2 23 (45.10%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 13 (25.49%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (25.49%) Oracle OWB
4 13 (25.49%) RDBMS
5 11 (21.57%) MySQL
6 10 (19.61%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
1 26 (50.98%) JIRA
2 24 (47.06%) ClearQuest
3 23 (45.10%) Oracle Forms
4 18 (35.29%) Ant
4 18 (35.29%) Eclipse
4 18 (35.29%) Maven
5 17 (33.33%) JUnit
6 16 (31.37%) Artifactory
7 14 (27.45%) PVCS
8 13 (25.49%) Toad
9 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
10 7 (13.73%) Selenium
11 4 (7.84%) NetBeans
11 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
11 4 (7.84%) Zend Studio
12 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 2 (3.92%) Gradle
12 2 (3.92%) JMeter
12 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (92.16%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (17.65%) PHP Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Lead Developer
6 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (5.88%) ETL Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.96%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) Web Services
2 32 (62.75%) HTML
3 25 (49.02%) Apache CXF
4 17 (33.33%) Spring
4 17 (33.33%) XML
5 16 (31.37%) J2EE
6 15 (29.41%) CSS
6 15 (29.41%) Hibernate
7 14 (27.45%) JSP
7 14 (27.45%) Servlets
8 10 (19.61%) Struts
9 5 (9.80%) .NET
10 4 (7.84%) OC4J
10 4 (7.84%) RESTful
11 3 (5.88%) jQuery
12 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
12 2 (3.92%) HTML5
12 2 (3.92%) JAX-RS
12 2 (3.92%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.84%) Digital Media
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.96%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Unix
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) OO
2 25 (49.02%) UML
3 24 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (47.06%) Defect Tracking
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 12 (23.53%) ETL
6 11 (21.57%) ITIL
6 11 (21.57%) ITSM
6 11 (21.57%) Service Management
7 10 (19.61%) MVC
7 10 (19.61%) Workflow
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.73%) Web Development
9 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 5 (9.80%) Data Architecture
9 5 (9.80%) OO PHP
10 4 (7.84%) Case Management
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (76.47%) Java
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
4 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.49%) C++
5 13 (25.49%) VB
6 10 (19.61%) C
7 9 (17.65%) PHP
8 8 (15.69%) R
9 6 (11.76%) C#
10 4 (7.84%) PHP 5
11 2 (3.92%) Python
11 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.92%) VBA
12 1 (1.96%) Ruby
12 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (19.61%) OCPJP
5 8 (15.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) EMC
2 4 (7.84%) Pega
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
2 4 (7.84%) Zend
3 2 (3.92%) Canon
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) DevExpress
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