Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing OO 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.72% 1.28% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £275 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18% -18.22%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £238
90th Percentile £388 £343 £313
West Midlands median daily rate £439 £325 £425
% change year-on-year +35.00% -23.53% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 238 192 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 82.07% 81.70% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 138 218
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -12.75%
10th Percentile £283 £205 £188
90th Percentile £467 £475 £494
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.20 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.99% -52.67% +104.08%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.42 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.90 £38.75 £47.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £22.25 £18.14
% change year-on-year -32.58% +22.67% -17.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent -4 1 £375 +11.11% 3
OO
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) API Design
3 2 (40.00%) API Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Magento
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development

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Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
1 2 (40.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOP
1 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Integration
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP