Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 -35 +21
Contract jobs citing OO 26 26 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.82% 1.65% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 2.01% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 61
Birmingham median daily rate £453 £329 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.64% -23.55% +29.32%
10th Percentile £340 £269 £305
90th Percentile £513 £447 £495
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +18.07% -9.38% +18.52%
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 1,187 1,296 1,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.95% 82.03% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 952 835
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £231 £250
90th Percentile £560 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
10th Percentile £10.77 £11.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £29.40 £45.35 £32.98
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -31.09% +34.35% -14.40%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Zend
3 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (38.46%) OO PHP
4 9 (34.62%) Doctrine
4 9 (34.62%) PHPUnit
4 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Docker
5 8 (30.77%) REST
6 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 7 (26.92%) OOP
6 7 (26.92%) Unix
6 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Behat
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) RESTful
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) C#

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 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) PHPUnit
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Mockito
4 2 (7.69%) DbUnit
4 2 (7.69%) JMeter
4 2 (7.69%) jMock
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) MagicDraw
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Local Government
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) PHP Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Backend Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Backend Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Doctrine
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) REST
3 6 (23.08%) Behat
4 5 (19.23%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) J2EE
5 4 (15.38%) JMS
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.69%) PowerMock
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Mac OS X
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) OO PHP
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Web Design
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
7 3 (11.54%) Case Management
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PHP
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) PHP 7
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.85%) HockeyApp
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Zend
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (3.85%) UiPath
4 1 (3.85%) Xamarin