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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 82 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.14% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.01% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
639 594 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.51% 86.72% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 391 188
Median daily rate £390 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.84 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.95% -36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.14 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 OOP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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 -9 1 - - 2
OOP
North East

OOP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (20.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (20.00%) Android

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 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Drupal Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree