The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 102 61
Rank change year-on-year +63 -41  
Contract jobs citing OO 20 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.58% 1.61% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 1.88% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 5
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £308 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.67 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.20% +3.43%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 478 1383 651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.51% 85.90% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 890 402
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 70 41
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £26.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in the North East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Tyne and Wear +66 10 £406 +14.35% 3
Durham +3 7 £340 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for OO.

1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 10 (27.78%) Sitecore
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (19.44%) BDD
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
10 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 6 (16.67%) SOA
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 5 (13.89%) Middleware
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.89%) CSS
11 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (11.11%) Windows
12 4 (11.11%) Linux
12 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 4 (11.11%) HP
12 4 (11.11%) Finance
12 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) JBoss
1 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.78%) LSMW
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Sitecore Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (13.89%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) Behat
6 2 (5.56%) OOCSS
6 2 (5.56%) Software Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.78%) BAPI
7 1 (2.78%) IDoc
7 1 (2.78%) SAP ALE
7 1 (2.78%) SAP BSP
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) UML
4 7 (19.44%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (16.67%) SOA
5 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
7 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) OOD
8 3 (8.33%) SOLID
9 2 (5.56%) Android Development
9 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) ABAP
4 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) SAPscript
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Sitecore
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Axway
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Informatica
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Siebel
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe