Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 22 November 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 Design (OOD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 177 167
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.61% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.74% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 0
West Midlands median daily rate £361 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% - -
England median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in the West Midlands

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 OOD in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in the West Midlands

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 OOD in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in the West Midlands

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 OOD within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +10 1 - -
Coventry +8 1 £398 +2.58%
Warwickshire +5 1 £325 -
Birmingham -11 1 - - 2
OOD
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) TypeScript

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) COM
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft