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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / North East
Rank 87 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
772 740 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.53% 84.19% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 485 249
Median daily rate £388 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 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 -17 1 - - 2
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) CMS
3 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Drupal
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) SaaS
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet
5 2 (33.33%) Laravel
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development
6 1 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3

OOP
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 4 (66.67%) CMS
1 4 (66.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Drupal Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared