Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 53 53
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +24
Contract jobs citing OO 44 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.86% 2.57% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 3.10% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 39
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -28.89% +24.14%
10th Percentile £333 £266 £313
90th Percentile £513 £438 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £439 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +35.00% -27.78% +31.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 1,263 1,063 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.23% 82.79% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 709 845
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £255 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £526 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -35.56%
10th Percentile £10.08 £11.13 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.15 £39.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.04
% change year-on-year -22.50% +17.41% -24.29%

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

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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 6 months to 18 July 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 18 July 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 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 17 (38.64%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) PHP
4 16 (36.36%) .NET
4 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (36.36%) Docker
4 16 (36.36%) OO PHP
5 15 (34.09%) Zend
5 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.09%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Unix
6 14 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (31.82%) Doctrine
6 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 14 (31.82%) PHPUnit
7 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
7 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
8 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
8 12 (27.27%) REST
9 10 (22.73%) Behat
10 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (18.18%) React
11 8 (18.18%) BDD
11 8 (18.18%) DevOps
11 8 (18.18%) VB.NET

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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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) CATIA
1 2 (4.55%) PTC Creo
1 2 (4.55%) Siemens NX
1 2 (4.55%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (4.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.55%) ENOVIA
1 2 (4.55%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Serverless
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 14 (31.82%) PHPUnit
3 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) MSTest
6 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Digital Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Backend Developer
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Backend Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) Doctrine
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.27%) REST
5 10 (22.73%) Behat
6 8 (18.18%) React
7 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 7 (15.91%) JMS
7 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (15.91%) WCF
8 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (13.64%) JSON
8 6 (13.64%) Node.js
9 5 (11.36%) Symfony
10 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.09%) jQuery
10 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (9.09%) LINQ
11 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.27%) Fintech
1 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 14 (31.82%) Unix
3 12 (27.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (36.36%) OO PHP
3 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (18.18%) BDD
5 8 (18.18%) DevOps
5 8 (18.18%) Web Development
6 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
6 7 (15.91%) Open Source
6 7 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 7 (15.91%) Web Design
7 6 (13.64%) Microservices
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) MVC
8 5 (11.36%) OOP
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) PHP
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 7 (15.91%) Java
7 6 (13.64%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) Python
8 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.55%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.27%) Java 8
10 1 (2.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Terraform
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.82%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Packer
4 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Zend
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.55%) Apigee
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) PTC
4 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) QNX
5 1 (2.27%) UiPath
5 1 (2.27%) WSO2