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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / North East
Rank 58 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 36 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.77% 1.00% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 1.21% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £305 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%

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
821 745 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.97% 83.05% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 475 321
Median daily rate £375 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OO
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

OO
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 20 January 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 30 £400 +14.28% 2
Durham +6 1 £350 -44.00% 1
OO
England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 North East region with a requirement for OO.

1 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (48.31%) HP
3 39 (43.82%) Linux
4 37 (41.57%) Puppet
5 34 (38.20%) SQL
6 33 (37.08%) DevOps
7 31 (34.83%) Unix
8 30 (33.71%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
9 29 (32.58%) AIX
9 29 (32.58%) IBM
10 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
10 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
11 26 (29.21%) Software Packaging
11 26 (29.21%) Oracle
12 22 (24.72%) Java
13 21 (23.60%) Windows
13 21 (23.60%) Siebel
13 21 (23.60%) PowerShell
14 20 (22.47%) Axway
14 20 (22.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 20 (22.47%) JBoss
14 20 (22.47%) WebSphere MQ
14 20 (22.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (22.47%) WebLogic
14 20 (22.47%) Informatica
14 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
15 19 (21.35%) TDD

OO
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 20 (22.47%) JBoss
1 20 (22.47%) WebLogic
1 20 (22.47%) WebSphere
1 20 (22.47%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (8.99%) Confluence
2 8 (8.99%) FileNet
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (7.87%) CMS
4 4 (4.49%) Drupal
5 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (22.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) OpenShift
2 4 (4.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) LDAP
1 13 (14.61%) SSL
2 8 (8.99%) Firewall
2 8 (8.99%) HTTP
2 8 (8.99%) HTTPS
2 8 (8.99%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (8.99%) iSCSI
2 8 (8.99%) NAS
2 8 (8.99%) SAN
3 7 (7.87%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) JIRA
3 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.37%) Subversion
4 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.36%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Sitecore Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Junior
8 4 (4.49%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.21%) Software Packaging
2 20 (22.47%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (17.98%) .NET
3 16 (17.98%) Middleware
4 12 (13.48%) HTML
5 10 (11.24%) jQuery
6 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.11%) CSS
7 7 (7.87%) Web Services
8 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.74%) CSS3
8 6 (6.74%) HTML5
8 6 (6.74%) Node.js
8 6 (6.74%) XML
9 5 (5.62%) J2EE
9 5 (5.62%) WCF
10 4 (4.49%) Backbone.js
10 4 (4.49%) LESS
10 4 (4.49%) Sass
10 4 (4.49%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) DataPower
3 7 (7.87%) Private Cloud
3 7 (7.87%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 31 (34.83%) Unix
3 29 (32.58%) AIX
3 29 (32.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (23.60%) Windows
5 8 (8.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.03%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) DevOps
3 19 (21.35%) Change Control
3 19 (21.35%) Configuration Management
3 19 (21.35%) TDD
4 14 (15.73%) ITSM
4 14 (15.73%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) Workflow
5 13 (14.61%) ITIL
5 13 (14.61%) MVC
6 12 (13.48%) Business Analysis
6 12 (13.48%) OOA/OOD
6 12 (13.48%) Project Management
6 12 (13.48%) UML
6 12 (13.48%) Use Case
7 11 (12.36%) Open Source
8 10 (11.24%) BDD
8 10 (11.24%) Service Design
9 8 (8.99%) Software Distribution
9 8 (8.99%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.72%) Java
4 21 (23.60%) PowerShell
5 14 (15.73%) Perl
6 13 (14.61%) C#
7 9 (10.11%) Jython
7 9 (10.11%) Python
8 5 (5.62%) VB
8 5 (5.62%) VB6
9 4 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) PHP
10 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) VC++
11 1 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) OCA
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (41.57%) Puppet
2 29 (32.58%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (15.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (10.11%) SCOrch
5 8 (8.99%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.37%) SCCM
7 2 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (48.31%) HP
2 29 (32.58%) IBM
2 29 (32.58%) Red Hat
3 26 (29.21%) Oracle
4 21 (23.60%) Siebel
5 20 (22.47%) Axway
5 20 (22.47%) Informatica
6 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.73%) Sitecore
8 13 (14.61%) Sun
9 11 (12.36%) CA
10 9 (10.11%) BMC
11 8 (8.99%) Atlassian
11 8 (8.99%) Dell
12 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
13 2 (2.25%) Symantec
14 1 (1.12%) Google
14 1 (1.12%) SAP
14 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.12%) Twitter