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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 104 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.50% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.71% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
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
1832 1544 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 71.56% 70.47% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 794 625
Average daily rate £388 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 80 118
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £10.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Staffordshire -6 5 £400 +30.08% 6
Shropshire - 4 £400 - 1
Birmingham -12 3 £340 -26.48% 5
Worcestershire - 1 £300 - 4
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 2
Bilston - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (58.82%) OO
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 14 (41.18%) .NET
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 11 (32.35%) PHP
6 10 (29.41%) C#
6 10 (29.41%) MySQL
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 10 (29.41%) MVC
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) VB
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) PHP5
9 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) Ajax
10 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
10 5 (14.71%) jQuery
10 5 (14.71%) Drupal
10 5 (14.71%) HTML5
10 5 (14.71%) Laravel
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 4 (11.76%) VBA
11 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
11 4 (11.76%) N-Tier

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
1 5 (14.71%) Drupal
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) DataStage
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Lombardi
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) PhpStorm
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
3 4 (11.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (8.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 13 (38.24%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) Ajax
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) HTML5
4 5 (14.71%) Laravel
5 4 (11.76%) Yii
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
6 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) Symfony
7 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.94%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
1 4 (11.76%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) OO
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) BPMN
5 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Android Development
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Validation
7 2 (5.88%) ERP
7 2 (5.88%) Data Validation
7 2 (5.88%) Logistics
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) MVVM
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) PHP
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 7 (20.59%) VB
5 7 (20.59%) PHP5
6 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) VBA
8 3 (8.82%) VBScript
8 3 (8.82%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) VB6
9 2 (5.88%) X++
9 2 (5.88%) PHP4
10 1 (2.94%) Ruby
10 1 (2.94%) Python
10 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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