Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 22 January 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 (OO)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 66 82
Rank change year-on-year -44 +16 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 145 247 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.85% 2.82% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.45% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 165 94
Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £306 £257
90th Percentile £500 £514 £500
England median daily rate £488 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +14.71% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £41.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -17.50% +196.74%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.09% +6.88%

OO 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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,475 7,168 6,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 82.71% 81.91% 80.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,130 4,405 3,927
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £246 £238 £244
90th Percentile £550 £564 £539
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 207 255
Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £18.39 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -0.70% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.12 £42.40
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -27 73 £400 -5.88% 80
West Midlands -41 72 £375 - 74
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England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 86 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.93%) Java
3 45 (31.03%) HTML
3 45 (31.03%) SQL
4 44 (30.34%) C#
5 43 (29.66%) CSS
6 41 (28.28%) Scrum
7 40 (27.59%) TDD
8 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
9 35 (24.14%) Git (software)
10 33 (22.76%) .NET
11 32 (22.07%) Data Modelling
12 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (20.00%) Microservices
13 29 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (20.00%) Spring
14 28 (19.31%) Web Services
14 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.62%) RESTful
15 27 (18.62%) Test Automation
16 26 (17.93%) REST
17 25 (17.24%) AngularJS
18 24 (16.55%) Oracle
19 23 (15.86%) UML
19 23 (15.86%) OOP
20 22 (15.17%) Web Development
20 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
21 21 (14.48%) Jenkins
22 20 (13.79%) MongoDB
22 20 (13.79%) MVC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (3.45%) Apache
1 5 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.38%) WordPress
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.07%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.59%) PaaS
4 9 (6.21%) Google Analytics
5 7 (4.83%) GitHub
6 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.38%) IaaS
7 2 (1.38%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.38%) SaaS
7 2 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.69%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Office 365
8 1 (0.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.79%) MongoDB
3 16 (11.03%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.59%) MySQL
6 10 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (2.07%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.38%) MariaDB
13 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.38%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.38%) Spotfire
14 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.48%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.72%) JUnit
4 15 (10.34%) Maven
5 9 (6.21%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.52%) SonarQube
7 7 (4.83%) Gradle
8 6 (4.14%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
9 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.45%) JProfiler
9 5 (3.45%) Mockito
9 5 (3.45%) Selenium
9 5 (3.45%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.76%) CA Gen
10 4 (2.76%) DbUnit
10 4 (2.76%) jMock
10 4 (2.76%) Subversion
10 4 (2.76%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.76%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Advertising
2 10 (6.90%) Marketing
3 7 (4.83%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Games
3 7 (4.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) Automotive
4 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (62.07%) Developer
2 24 (16.55%) Java Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Architect
4 14 (9.66%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.28%) Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.90%) Business Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce Architect
9 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 9 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
10 8 (5.52%) UI Developer
11 7 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.14%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) Angular Developer
12 6 (4.14%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.45%) Digital Architect
13 5 (3.45%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.03%) HTML
2 43 (29.66%) CSS
3 33 (22.76%) .NET
4 29 (20.00%) Spring
5 28 (19.31%) Web Services
6 27 (18.62%) RESTful
7 26 (17.93%) REST
8 25 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 20 (13.79%) jQuery
10 18 (12.41%) Node.js
11 17 (11.72%) HTML5
11 17 (11.72%) XML
12 14 (9.66%) .NET Framework
12 14 (9.66%) CSS3
12 14 (9.66%) SOAP
13 13 (8.97%) Hibernate
13 13 (8.97%) JSON
14 12 (8.28%) Spring Boot
15 11 (7.59%) Ajax
15 11 (7.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.90%) User Experience
3 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.38%) W3C
6 1 (0.69%) Animation
6 1 (0.69%) AS400
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.69%) Fintech
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.69%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.14%) Android
2 6 (4.14%) Unix
2 6 (4.14%) Windows
3 5 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.28%) Scrum
3 40 (27.59%) TDD
4 32 (22.07%) Data Modelling
5 29 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (20.00%) Microservices
6 27 (18.62%) Test Automation
7 23 (15.86%) OOP
7 23 (15.86%) UML
8 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
8 22 (15.17%) Web Development
9 20 (13.79%) MVC
10 19 (13.10%) SDLC
11 17 (11.72%) BDD
12 16 (11.03%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.03%) Open Source
13 14 (9.66%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (9.66%) Kanban
13 14 (9.66%) OOD
14 12 (8.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.93%) Java
2 45 (31.03%) SQL
3 44 (30.34%) C#
4 39 (26.90%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.59%) PHP
5 11 (7.59%) TypeScript
5 11 (7.59%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.90%) Python
6 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.52%) C++
8 7 (4.83%) Perl
9 6 (4.14%) VB
10 5 (3.45%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.45%) VB6
11 4 (2.76%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.76%) Groovy
11 4 (2.76%) Scala
11 4 (2.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.14%) Degree
2 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.38%) CDISC
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.38%) GxP
2 2 (1.38%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.07%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) Ansible
1 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (16.55%) Oracle
2 18 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.66%) Google
4 9 (6.21%) Perforce
5 6 (4.14%) Informatica
6 5 (3.45%) SAP
7 4 (2.76%) BEA
7 4 (2.76%) Pega
7 4 (2.76%) webMethods
8 3 (2.07%) Capita
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) Apigee
9 2 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.38%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.38%) Tableau
9 2 (1.38%) Workday
10 1 (0.69%) Casewise
10 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.69%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.69%) WSO2