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 29 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 (OO)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.88% - 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% - 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 83 149 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 73.45% 80.11% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 286 423
Median daily rate £335 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £497 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.23 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +211.73% -27.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £11.72 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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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 3 months to 29 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 - 2
OO
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) React
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) DOM
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) Slack
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) ICMP
2 1 (16.67%) Modbus
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) React
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) D3.js
2 2 (33.33%) DOM
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) SOLID
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco