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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 108 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.82% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 1.14% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
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£433 £320 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +23.89%
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
1847 1846 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.84% 72.22% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 972 741
Average daily rate £400 £370 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 124 59
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -2 4 £525 +75.00% 14
Staffordshire -15 2 £340 +6.25% 6
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (40.91%) Resource Management
4 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 8 (36.36%) VB
5 7 (31.82%) MySQL
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
7 5 (22.73%) Subversion
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe
8 4 (18.18%) PHP4
8 4 (18.18%) Laravel
8 4 (18.18%) PhpStorm
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) OO
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.09%) XML
10 2 (9.09%) SQL

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Telnet
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) PhpStorm
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) Grunt
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Development Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Software Development Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Ajax
4 4 (18.18%) Laravel
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) Sass
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (4.55%) J2ME
7 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
7 1 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) LESS
7 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Resource Management
2 8 (36.36%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 3 (13.64%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) VB
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) PHP4
6 2 (9.09%) PHP5
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.55%) X++
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
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