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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 117 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 19 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.35% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.44% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 16
Median daily rate £400 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £341 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
2265 2032 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.66% 79.41% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1130 996
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 90
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Staffordshire -1 6 - - 5
Coventry - 4 £508 - 1
Birmingham -8 2 £350 +94.44% 3
Solihull - 2 £338 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £225 - 4
Shropshire - 1 £600 - 1
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 23 (57.50%) HTML
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) OO
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (45.00%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) MVC
6 13 (32.50%) SQL
7 12 (30.00%) Selenium
7 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) C#
8 10 (25.00%) Spring
8 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 9 (22.50%) jQuery
9 9 (22.50%) RESTful
9 9 (22.50%) Maven
9 9 (22.50%) Ant
9 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
10 8 (20.00%) Web Services
10 8 (20.00%) XML
10 8 (20.00%) JUnit
10 8 (20.00%) Documentum
10 8 (20.00%) Web Development
10 8 (20.00%) JIRA
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (17.50%) Cucumber

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 8 (20.00%) Documentum
2 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) Ant
2 9 (22.50%) Maven
2 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (15.00%) Gradle
6 4 (10.00%) NetBeans
6 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.00%) SonarQube
6 4 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (10.00%) Travis CI
6 4 (10.00%) Zend Studio
7 3 (7.50%) Artifactory
7 3 (7.50%) ClearQuest
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
1 3 (7.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Junior
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 18 (45.00%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) .NET
4 10 (25.00%) Spring
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
5 9 (22.50%) RESTful
6 8 (20.00%) Web Services
6 8 (20.00%) XML
7 6 (15.00%) J2EE
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.00%) CSS3
9 4 (10.00%) HTML5
9 4 (10.00%) JAX-RS
9 4 (10.00%) RAML
10 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.50%) Apache CXF
10 3 (7.50%) Entity Framework
10 3 (7.50%) NHibernate
10 3 (7.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) MVC
4 10 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) Web Development
6 6 (15.00%) API Design
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) PHP
6 4 (10.00%) PHP 5
6 4 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.50%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.00%) XAML
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) OCPJP
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Canon
2 5 (12.50%) Pega
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Zend
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
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