Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 36 59
Rank change year-on-year -38 +23 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 24 75 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.51% 4.93% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 6.03% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 61 14
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £430 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +48.28% -12.12%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £180
90th Percentile £449 £495 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%
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 1292 1243 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.67% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 806 641
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £248 £231
90th Percentile £525 £550 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 14 (58.33%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
6 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (37.50%) REST
7 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (33.33%) Kanban
7 8 (33.33%) HTML5
8 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) MySQL
9 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 6 (25.00%) Apache
9 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) Maven
9 6 (25.00%) Node.js
9 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.83%) Open Source
10 5 (20.83%) Mockito
10 5 (20.83%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation

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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 6 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) ICMP
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) MariaDB
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Mockito
5 4 (16.67%) DbUnit
5 4 (16.67%) jMock
5 4 (16.67%) SonarQube
6 3 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (8.33%) JHipster
7 2 (8.33%) Liquibase
8 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.17%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Angular Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Magento Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) AngularJS
4 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) HTML5
6 8 (33.33%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) Node.js
7 6 (25.00%) RESTful
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) JSON
8 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
8 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (16.67%) CSS3
9 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) PowerMock
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 3 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Kanban
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
2 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) OOP
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source Development
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) C
5 3 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (12.50%) Go
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) PHP 5
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) PHP 4
7 1 (4.17%) PHP 7
7 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Zend