Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing OOP 14 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.98% 0.54% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.65% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 24
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £320 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.53% -29.28% +135.06%
10th Percentile £410 £263 £375
90th Percentile £513 £351 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £320 £480
% change year-on-year +40.63% -33.33% +20.00%
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 1,180 1,232 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.63% 82.52% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 901 852
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -30.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.62
90th Percentile £23.53 £46.40 £37.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
% change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%

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 October 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 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (28.57%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) DOM
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) DHTML
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) WAI
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) UML
6 3 (21.43%) Docker
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps

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 1 (7.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Azure Functions
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) Serverless
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Moq
2 2 (14.29%) MSTest
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Ajax
5 4 (28.57%) CSS3
5 4 (28.57%) DHTML
5 4 (28.57%) DOM
5 4 (28.57%) JSON
5 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) Dojo
6 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) WAI
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) QNX
2 1 (7.14%) UiPath
2 1 (7.14%) Zend