The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 56 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.89% 2.11% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.86% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£525 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £306 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 175 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.09% 73.84% 62.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 91 86
Average daily rate £415 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.66 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.11 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 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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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 -21 5 £525 +110.00% 8
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 2
OO
North East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) UML
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Akka
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Akka
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) CAML
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft