Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 85 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -36 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 12 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.90% 1.07% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.31% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 46
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +5.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £414 £293 £288
90th Percentile £483 £500 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.32% +8.57%
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 1,118 1,300 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.81% 82.07% 82.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 945 712
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £246
90th Percentile £560 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 33
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.77% - -10.45%
10th Percentile £10.77 £9.31 £10.60
90th Percentile £43.13 £45.35 £27.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.99 £18.00
% change year-on-year -35.97% +38.83% -10.00%

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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 16 January 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 16 January 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Mockito
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) jMock
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) DbUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
5 2 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture

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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 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 3 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (25.00%) jMock
2 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) MagicDraw
4 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
1 5 (41.67%) SOAP
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) Taurus
3 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) J2ME
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDET
5 2 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) PLM
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Zend