The first table below looks at the demand for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing OO 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.79% 1.98% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.70% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 148 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.49% 73.27% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 71 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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North East

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Tyne and Wear region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Tyne and Wear region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 July 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 3 £300 -14.28% 10
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 2
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North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SOA Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) IBM