The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.86% 9.80% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.96% 14.29% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£145 £357 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.32% -20.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.35% 68.63% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 21
Average daily rate £325 £357 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.45 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Worcestershire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Worcester -8 1 £400 +12.20% 2
Redditch - 1 £350 - 1
Malvern - - - -
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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
1 5 (71.43%) Zend
1 5 (71.43%) Yii
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design

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Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (71.43%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) LAMP
1 5 (71.43%) Yii
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend