The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 67 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.80% 1.73% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.37% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £324 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -8.33%
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England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
665 253 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 76.35% 73.12% 65.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 118 133
Average daily rate £385 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 21
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 November 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
Tyne and Wear -40 5 £314 +10.22% 11
Durham - 2 £250 - 2
Teesside - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 10 (52.63%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) OOP
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) Symfony
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
6 8 (42.11%) MooTools
6 8 (42.11%) YAML
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) PHPUnit
6 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) REST
6 8 (42.11%) PHP5
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) HTTP
6 8 (42.11%) Subversion
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) Ruby
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
6 8 (42.11%) Selenium
6 8 (42.11%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) PHPUnit
1 8 (42.11%) Subversion
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) Symfony
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) MooTools
3 8 (42.11%) YAML
3 8 (42.11%) REST
3 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
3 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 3 (15.79%) WinForms
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) Akka
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.26%) XHTML
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) OOP
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Business Development
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.26%) User Stories
7 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) SEO
7 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 10 (52.63%) PHP
3 10 (52.63%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) PHP5
5 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 8 (42.11%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP