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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
England / North East
Rank - 72 58
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.95% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £289 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+22.62% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
857 735 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.70% 82.40% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 459 322
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 £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 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 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £45.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) SaaS
3 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) Drupal
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Laravel
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Intranet

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 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) 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%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Content Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Data Security
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter