The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 65 49
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
+22.62% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
746 576 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.18% 85.21% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 363 234
Median daily rate £380 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 8
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 £19.90 £10.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £33.60
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 Tyne and Wear

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

OOP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Drupal
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

OOP
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 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Junior Drupal Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Degree