The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Programming (OOP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - - 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -4.68% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

OOP 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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 154 315 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.02% 91.04% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 41
Median daily rate £535 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Shropshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Shropshire