Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OOA/OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOA/OOD over the 6 months to 19 October 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 206 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - +167
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.081% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.097% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £331 - -
England median daily rate £493 £475 £405
% change year-on-year +3.68% +17.28% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% -11.76% -22.73%

OOA/OOD 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3843 5151 3867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.02% 82.99% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2444 3057 2303
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £247 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £529
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 128 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.48 £18.14 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.46% -17.56% +2.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.46
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.50 £42.79
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +12.82%

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in the West Midlands

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Staffordshire - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £275 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
OOA/OOD
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
2 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (71.43%) Sass
2 5 (71.43%) TypeScript
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) LDAP
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 1 (14.29%) SSL
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Sun

OOA/OOD
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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
1 5 (71.43%) C# Software Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Sass
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) TypeScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Sun