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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing OO 28 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 2.06% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 2.50% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 22
Median daily rate £325 £391 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.93% +20.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £475
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 £43.25 £42.25 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.36% +10.45%  

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 1713 2357 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.01% 82.15% 76.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1311 1216
Median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 109
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.61 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.08% -32.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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
Birmingham +4 16 £325 -7.14% 16
Staffordshire -2 4 £325 - 2
Shropshire +15 3 £275 - 3
Coventry +7 3 £303 -23.65% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) CSS
3 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (48.21%) HTML
5 22 (39.29%) jQuery
5 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
6 20 (35.71%) Java
6 20 (35.71%) Scrum
7 17 (30.36%) HTML5
8 15 (26.79%) MVC
8 15 (26.79%) SQL
9 14 (25.00%) .NET
9 14 (25.00%) C#
9 14 (25.00%) XML
10 13 (23.21%) PHP
10 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
11 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.86%) Subversion
12 10 (17.86%) Spring
12 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.86%) CSS3
12 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 10 (17.86%) Web Services
12 10 (17.86%) OO PHP
13 9 (16.07%) gulp
13 9 (16.07%) SOA
13 9 (16.07%) Kanban
14 8 (14.29%) WCF
14 8 (14.29%) Web Development

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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 4 (7.14%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Slack
2 3 (5.36%) GitHub
3 2 (3.57%) AdWords
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) Heroku
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) ICMP
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
2 1 (1.79%) Modbus
2 1 (1.79%) OSPF
2 1 (1.79%) SNMP
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) Redis
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (17.86%) Subversion
3 9 (16.07%) gulp
4 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.71%) Grunt
5 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.14%) JIRA
6 4 (7.14%) JUnit
6 4 (7.14%) Moq
6 4 (7.14%) NUnit
6 4 (7.14%) Protractor
6 4 (7.14%) Selenium
6 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
7 3 (5.36%) JHipster
8 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (3.57%) Mocha
8 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (17.86%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 5 (8.93%) PHP Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 4 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Java Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) CSS
2 27 (48.21%) HTML
3 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
3 22 (39.29%) jQuery
4 17 (30.36%) HTML5
5 14 (25.00%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) XML
6 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.86%) CSS3
6 10 (17.86%) Spring
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 8 (14.29%) WCF
8 7 (12.50%) Node.js
8 7 (12.50%) React
8 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (10.71%) LESS
9 6 (10.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.36%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) AIX
3 1 (1.79%) HPUX
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Scrum
3 15 (26.79%) MVC
4 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.86%) OO PHP
6 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.07%) Kanban
7 9 (16.07%) SOA
8 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 8 (14.29%) Web Development
9 7 (12.50%) OOD
9 7 (12.50%) SOLID
9 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
11 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (35.71%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) C#
5 13 (23.21%) PHP
6 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.57%) ES6
8 2 (3.57%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) ABAP
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) Sun
2 3 (5.36%) Zend
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Pega
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) webMethods
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) BEA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) WSO2
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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