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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing OO 22 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.65% 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
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£433 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
651 367 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 78.53% 72.82% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 229 109
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 14 19
Average hourly rate £16.58 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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 6 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 6 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 -6 17 £440 +46.66% 15
Durham -16 3 £350 +15.70% 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (42.86%) Project Management
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 11 (39.29%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (39.29%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) HTML
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 5 (17.86%) Banking
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) C#
6 5 (17.86%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case
7 4 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (10.71%) Validation
8 3 (10.71%) Change Management
8 3 (10.71%) Ajax
8 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Business Development
8 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 3 (10.71%) PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.14%) GoogleTest
2 2 (7.14%) Ant
2 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (7.14%) Rational Rose
2 2 (7.14%) NUnit
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) CppUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) CSS3
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) Laravel
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.71%) Sass
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Project Management
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Business Development
6 3 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.14%) Unified Process
7 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP