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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 46 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.24% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£550 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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
301 184 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.01% 71.32% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 100 54
Average daily rate £420 £325 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +14.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £196 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 12
Average hourly rate £21.82 £23.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.88 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £28.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 OOP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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 -12 1 £550 +10.00% 6
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
OOP
North East

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) CAML
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Scala Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) CAML
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft