Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 21 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 (OO)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 53 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33 +14
Contract jobs citing OO 4 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.01% 3.18% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.53% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Shropshire median daily rate £500 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -3.76% -
10th Percentile £475 £313 £272
90th Percentile £525 £553 £536
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 367 708 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 92.91% 90.19% 90.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 282 112
Shropshire median daily rate £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £263
90th Percentile £589 £574 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Shropshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Shropshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Shropshire

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Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Telford -6 3 £500 +56.25% 4
OO
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) webMethods
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Java SE
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) HPUX
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) WSDL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Mule
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) gulp
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (25.00%) Protractor
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Java SE
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) JSON Schema
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) WSDL
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Sequence Diagram
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) webMethods
2 2 (50.00%) WSO2