The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 81 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.47% 1.18% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.55% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
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£273 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
OOP
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
865 451 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.60% 76.31% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 281 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

OOP
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 OOP within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 - 3 - - 8
Durham -10 2 £273 +9.00%
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Laravel
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
6 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Python

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Telnet
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Ajax
3 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
5 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Symfony
6 1 (10.00%) Django
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) MooTools
6 1 (10.00%) YAML
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) Android Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) PHP5
6 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Zend