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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 67 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
576 276 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.40% 62.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 128 114
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 3 £525 +5.00% 5
Durham - - - -
OOP
England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) Symfony
4 6 (60.00%) PHP5
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) MooTools
4 6 (60.00%) YAML
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) REST
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 6 (60.00%) Spring
4 6 (60.00%) HTTP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Symfony
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) MooTools
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
3 6 (60.00%) YAML
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) CAML
4 1 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) PHP5
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft