Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 23 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 Programming (OOP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 84 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 1.18% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.45% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 5
Birmingham median daily rate £320 £430 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +138.89% -34.55%
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £430 £300
% change year-on-year -25.58% +43.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% +3.86%

OOP 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 1294 1239 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.13% 81.46% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 801 647
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
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 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Birmingham

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Birmingham

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) CGI
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) ICMP
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) FastCGI
2 3 (75.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework

OOP
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 (75.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) ICMP
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CGI
1 3 (75.00%) FastCGI
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Go
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL