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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 26 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.84% 1.53% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.11% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 3
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£440 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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
728 379 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.39% 72.47% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 235 131
Average daily rate £403 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -8 22 £440 +46.66% 18
Durham -9 3 £350 +40.00% 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) Waterfall
3 15 (44.12%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (44.12%) Business Analysis
3 15 (44.12%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
5 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 7 (20.59%) UML
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) OOP
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
9 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.76%) PHP
9 4 (11.76%) MySQL
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.76%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) Use Case
9 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 4 (11.76%) APMP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.88%) GoogleTest
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.88%) Rational Rose
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) CppUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Xcode
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Business Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (2.94%) iOS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) Ajax
4 4 (11.76%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (8.82%) Sass
5 3 (8.82%) Laravel
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.88%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.94%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
1 3 (8.82%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) Waterfall
3 15 (44.12%) Business Analysis
3 15 (44.12%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.59%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) OOP
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 4 (11.76%) Use Case
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.82%) Validation
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Development
8 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) APMP
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Zend