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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 49 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing OO 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 2.20% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.72% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Median daily rate £400 £421 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +20.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £328 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 516 514 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.63% 80.94% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 319 329
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
Median hourly rate £21.75 £13.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.15% -41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.44 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Birmingham

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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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for OO.

1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) CSS
3 18 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) MVC
4 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 14 (38.89%) C#
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
6 13 (36.11%) Web Services
6 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 12 (33.33%) NUnit
7 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 12 (33.33%) WCF
7 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 11 (30.56%) Moq
8 11 (30.56%) SOLID
8 11 (30.56%) Subversion
8 11 (30.56%) OOD
9 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (25.00%) OO PHP
10 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (25.00%) PHP
10 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management

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Top Related 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (33.33%) NUnit
3 11 (30.56%) Moq
3 11 (30.56%) Subversion
4 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (22.22%) CruiseControl
5 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.33%) gulp
6 3 (8.33%) JHipster
6 3 (8.33%) Protractor
7 2 (5.56%) JUnit
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium
8 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.78%) DbUnit
8 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.78%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.78%) Mockito
8 1 (2.78%) RSpec
8 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Digital Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.56%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) CSS
2 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 14 (38.89%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) jQuery
4 13 (36.11%) Web Services
5 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 12 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 12 (33.33%) WCF
6 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (22.22%) XML
9 6 (16.67%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) Node.js
10 5 (13.89%) REST
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
11 4 (11.11%) JSON
11 4 (11.11%) React
11 4 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
1 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
1 7 (19.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (44.44%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 11 (30.56%) OOD
5 11 (30.56%) SOLID
6 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (25.00%) OO PHP
7 7 (19.44%) Line Management
7 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (19.44%) Service Management
7 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
7 7 (19.44%) Web Design
7 7 (19.44%) Web Development
8 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 4 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 9 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 2 (5.56%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
2 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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