Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 59 54
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 10 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.71% 2.86% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 3.45% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 37 24
Birmingham median daily rate £356 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +40.63% -28.89%
10th Percentile £206 £333 £266
90th Percentile £470 £513 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £361 £440 £325
% change year-on-year -17.90% +35.38% -27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 - -

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 1,175 1,275 1,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.87% 82.74% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 864 734
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £245 £253 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £532
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.53 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +5.52% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.08 £11.13
90th Percentile £39.38 £42.50 £41.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.21 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.66% -22.50% +15.82%

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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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) React
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 4 (40.00%) ES6
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) WordPress
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) WooCommerce
6 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (20.00%) Mercurial

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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 3 (30.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) React
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) ES6
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ES7
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) WooCommerce
2 1 (10.00%) BEA
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) webMethods