The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wolverhampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.99% 10.34% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 17.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 88.06% 58.62% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 4
Average daily rate £375 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +37.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £155.00 £8.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1723.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
West Midlands

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Wolverhampton region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing OO 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 OO.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Metastorm
2 1 (50.00%) e-Work
2 1 (50.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) e-Work
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Metastorm
1 1 (50.00%) Open Text