The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 29 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.

Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £358 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +7.74% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD 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 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Birmingham

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Birmingham

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Subversion
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) WCF
1 16 (100.00%) Moq
1 16 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Scrum
4 13 (81.25%) SOLID
5 9 (56.25%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) CruiseControl
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 2 (12.50%) iPad
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (6.25%) Electronics

OOD
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Moq
1 16 (100.00%) NUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Subversion
2 7 (43.75%) CruiseControl
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) XML Developer
7 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 16 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 16 (100.00%) WCF
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) MVC
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (87.50%) Scrum
4 13 (81.25%) SOLID
5 9 (56.25%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) Process Management
10 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP