The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 5.93% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.37% -37.72%
OOP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 66.10% 64.00% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 14
Average daily rate £265 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +130.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £22.00 £6.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Durham region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Durham

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Durham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 7 £250 -
OOP
North East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP.

1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Symfony
3 10 (83.33%) PHPUnit
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) Selenium
3 10 (83.33%) PHP5
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) Performance Testing
3 10 (83.33%) MooTools
3 10 (83.33%) YAML
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Subversion
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) Ruby
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) HTTP
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Python
3 10 (83.33%) SOAP
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Durham region citing OOP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) PHPUnit
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
1 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 10 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Symfony
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) MooTools
2 10 (83.33%) YAML
2 10 (83.33%) Spring
2 10 (83.33%) SOAP
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Performance Testing
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) PHP5
3 10 (83.33%) Ruby
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) C++
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft