The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 35 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing OO 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.94% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £303 £380 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.39% +29.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £464 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO 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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 313 294 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.94% 83.52% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 196 131
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Coventry

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Coventry

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for OO.

1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) OOD
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 3 (25.00%) Struts
6 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (25.00%) Swing
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) PHP
6 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 3 (25.00%) Servlets
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Sun
6 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Grunt
2 2 (16.67%) gulp
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (16.67%) Mocha
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C# Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) AWT
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) Servlets
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Struts
4 3 (25.00%) Swing
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) LINQ
5 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) OOD
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) ES6
6 1 (8.33%) ABAP
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) PHP 7
6 1 (8.33%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com