Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 62 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 +31
Contract jobs citing OO 30 31 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.06% 2.19% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.64% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 55
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £320 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -27.27% +25.71%
10th Percentile £302 £264 £313
90th Percentile £513 £442 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +35.38% -18.80% +14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £33.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -20.00% -

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,189 1,174 1,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.72% 82.79% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 845 885
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +4.03%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £244
90th Percentile £560 £525 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.88 £14.63 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.71% -5.65% -31.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £22.85 £45.35 £38.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £18.14
% change year-on-year -33.33% +24.05% -17.56%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Birmingham

OO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Birmingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for OO.

1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (36.67%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) PHP
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) Zend
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 9 (30.00%) Docker
4 9 (30.00%) Doctrine
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (30.00%) PHPUnit
4 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) Unix
6 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
7 6 (20.00%) OOP
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) Behat
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (20.00%) REST
7 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (16.67%) BDD

OO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Windchill
2 1 (3.33%) CATIA
2 1 (3.33%) PTC Creo
2 1 (3.33%) Siemens NX
2 1 (3.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) ENOVIA
2 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Serverless
4 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (30.00%) PHPUnit
3 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) MagicDraw
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Backend Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Digital Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Backend Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (30.00%) Doctrine
3 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (20.00%) Behat
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) jQuery
4 5 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (13.33%) JMS
5 4 (13.33%) React
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) WCF
6 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Fintech
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) OO PHP
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 4 (13.33%) Web Design
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
1 11 (36.67%) PHP
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.33%) HockeyApp
2 1 (3.33%) Packer
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Zend
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.33%) Apple
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) PTC
4 1 (3.33%) QNX
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) UiPath