The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 17 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing OO 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.65% 3.18% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 4.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Median daily rate £331 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £430
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 102 125 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 74.45% 79.62% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Staffordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Staffordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £338 -
OO
West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) React
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (37.50%) SOLID
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) ICMP
2 1 (6.25%) Modbus
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Grunt
4 1 (6.25%) gulp
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripter
5 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) jQuery
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (37.50%) React
4 6 (37.50%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Ajax
6 2 (12.50%) D3.js
6 2 (12.50%) DOM
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) SOLID
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Business Development
7 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.25%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) ES6
7 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco