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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 79 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 30 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.49% 0.82% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.08% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +81.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £359
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -4.96%
OO
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
1063 462 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.22% 75.61% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 286 242
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% -56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

OO
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

OO
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 26 May 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

OO
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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 26 £328 -9.65% 7
Sunderland - 3 £288 -
OO
North East

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for OO.

1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Oracle
3 22 (53.66%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) Linux
5 20 (48.78%) Unix
5 20 (48.78%) Puppet
5 20 (48.78%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (41.46%) WebLogic
7 16 (39.02%) Siebel
7 16 (39.02%) IBM
7 16 (39.02%) Informatica
7 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
7 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 16 (39.02%) JBoss
7 16 (39.02%) AIX
7 16 (39.02%) WebSphere
7 16 (39.02%) Axway
7 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (36.59%) HP
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) Software Packaging
10 13 (31.71%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (31.71%) DevOps
10 13 (31.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
12 11 (26.83%) Change Control
13 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
13 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
14 9 (21.95%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 17 (41.46%) WebLogic
2 16 (39.02%) JBoss
2 16 (39.02%) WebSphere
2 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (14.63%) Confluence
5 4 (9.76%) FileNet
6 3 (7.32%) Apache
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
1 3 (7.32%) IaaS
1 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (17.07%) LDAP
1 7 (17.07%) Network Security
1 7 (17.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) JIRA
3 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.32%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) Maven
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (7.32%) Java Scala Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Scala Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Scala Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Scala Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Software Packaging
2 13 (31.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (19.51%) .NET
4 7 (17.07%) HTML
4 7 (17.07%) XML
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
5 6 (14.63%) CSS
5 6 (14.63%) Spring
6 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
6 5 (12.20%) HTML5
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) RESTful
8 2 (4.88%) jQuery
8 2 (4.88%) JSON
8 2 (4.88%) REST
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
9 1 (2.44%) JSP
9 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
9 1 (2.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) DataPower
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Unix
3 16 (39.02%) AIX
3 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
4 11 (26.83%) Change Control
5 8 (19.51%) OOP
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Workflow
7 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) Open Source
7 6 (14.63%) UML
8 5 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (12.20%) Use Case
9 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) User Stories
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) Clojure
6 3 (7.32%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) C#
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) APMP
4 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (48.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 16 (39.02%) Axway
2 16 (39.02%) IBM
2 16 (39.02%) Informatica
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
2 16 (39.02%) Siebel
3 15 (36.59%) HP
4 7 (17.07%) Sun
5 3 (7.32%) SaltStack
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