Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 13 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.89% 0.98% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.18% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 27
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.53% -28.89% +71.43%
10th Percentile £410 £264 £375
90th Percentile £513 £435 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £320 £450
% change year-on-year +40.63% -28.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 1,190 1,099 1,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.34% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 768 858
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £240
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -11.16% -32.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £10.73
90th Percentile £27.00 £36.80 £38.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -23.75% +17.65% -24.44%

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 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) DOM
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
3 5 (38.46%) XHTML
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) DHTML
3 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (38.46%) WAI
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Back Office
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) UI Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) DOM
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (38.46%) DHTML
3 5 (38.46%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Django
5 1 (7.69%) Flask
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
1 5 (38.46%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) WAI
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) QNX
2 1 (7.69%) UiPath
2 1 (7.69%) Zend