Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 July 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 102 120
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -26
Contract jobs citing OO 65 116 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.92% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 2.32% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 33
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +34.33% +3.08%
10th Percentile £213 £261 £285
90th Percentile £441 £525 £510
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £39.13
% change year-on-year +6.51% +7.99% -2.19%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3667 5004 3880
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 82.83% 82.68% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2315 2919 2339
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £260 £238 £219
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 105 194
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.73 £11.83
90th Percentile £51.20 £39.30 £40.96
England median hourly rate £24.77 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -0.92% +13.64% +4.76%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham -5 33 £320 -28.89% 12
Coventry +21 10 £375 -6.25% 4
Shropshire +15 7 £388 -26.19%
Warwickshire -3 7 £200 -26.61% 3
Staffordshire 0 4 £331 +20.45% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
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England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for OO.

1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 37 (56.92%) CSS
2 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
4 25 (38.46%) PHP
4 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
6 22 (33.85%) Java
7 20 (30.77%) OO PHP
8 17 (26.15%) jQuery
9 15 (23.08%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) Linux
10 14 (21.54%) OOP
10 14 (21.54%) HTML5
11 13 (20.00%) Web Development
11 13 (20.00%) TDD
12 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
12 12 (18.46%) Spring
12 12 (18.46%) RESTful
13 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
13 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
13 11 (16.92%) Web Services
13 11 (16.92%) Scrum
14 10 (15.38%) MVC
14 10 (15.38%) .NET
14 10 (15.38%) MySQL
14 10 (15.38%) Symfony
14 10 (15.38%) PHPUnit
15 9 (13.85%) Sass
15 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (7.69%) nginx
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.08%) Mule
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.08%) WordPress
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) GitHub
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) AdWords
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.08%) IaaS
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Slack
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) SSL
2 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) ICMP
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) Skype
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.54%) Intranet
6 1 (1.54%) LDAP
6 1 (1.54%) Modbus
6 1 (1.54%) OSPF
6 1 (1.54%) SNMP
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) MySQL
2 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.08%) Redis
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) PHPUnit
3 8 (12.31%) Subversion
4 7 (10.77%) gulp
5 6 (9.23%) Grunt
5 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.69%) Vagrant
7 4 (6.15%) JIRA
7 4 (6.15%) JUnit
7 4 (6.15%) Maven
8 3 (4.62%) jMock
8 3 (4.62%) Mockito
8 3 (4.62%) Protractor
9 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
9 2 (3.08%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (3.08%) PostCSS
9 2 (3.08%) Selenium
9 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Angular Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (12.31%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Symfony Developer
6 7 (10.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.23%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (9.23%) HTML Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.69%) OO PHP Developer
8 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 37 (56.92%) CSS
3 24 (36.92%) AngularJS
4 17 (26.15%) jQuery
5 14 (21.54%) HTML5
6 12 (18.46%) RESTful
6 12 (18.46%) Spring
7 11 (16.92%) Web Services
8 10 (15.38%) .NET
8 10 (15.38%) Symfony
9 9 (13.85%) Sass
9 9 (13.85%) SOAP
10 8 (12.31%) CSS3
10 8 (12.31%) React
10 8 (12.31%) REST
10 8 (12.31%) Spring Boot
11 7 (10.77%) Doctrine
11 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
11 7 (10.77%) LESS
12 6 (9.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) User Experience
2 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) W3C
4 2 (3.08%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.54%) AS400
5 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) HPUX
4 3 (4.62%) Solaris
5 2 (3.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) OO PHP
3 14 (21.54%) OOP
4 13 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (20.00%) Web Development
5 12 (18.46%) E-Commerce
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
6 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.92%) Unit Testing
7 10 (15.38%) MVC
8 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.31%) Front End Development
10 7 (10.77%) Kanban
11 5 (7.69%) Case Management
11 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.69%) SOA
12 4 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (6.15%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) JavaScript
2 25 (38.46%) PHP
3 22 (33.85%) Java
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) C++
5 6 (9.23%) PHP 5
6 5 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (6.15%) C
7 4 (6.15%) Go
7 4 (6.15%) PHP 4
7 4 (6.15%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) XPath
9 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) Scala
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.54%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Zend
2 3 (4.62%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) webMethods
2 3 (4.62%) WSO2
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) McAfee
4 1 (1.54%) Sun
4 1 (1.54%) Sybase
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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