The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing OO 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.72% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
372 234 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 71.26% 70.06% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 114 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £730 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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England

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the North East region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Durham - 5 £303 -
Tyne and Wear -15 3 £300 -14.28% 16
Northumberland - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OO 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 OO.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) PHP5
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) OOP
6 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) HTTP
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SOA Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Flex Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) MooTools
3 4 (22.22%) YAML
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Symfony
4 3 (16.67%) WinForms
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) PHP5
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat