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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
England / North East
Rank 70 54 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing OO 16 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.21% 2.30% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.70% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 3
Median daily rate £501 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.91% -26.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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 635 740 481
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.59% 85.06% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 504 262
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 21
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -20 12 £508 +73.50% 4
Durham - 2 £288 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) HP
2 28 (45.16%) DevOps
3 27 (43.55%) Linux
4 24 (38.71%) Unix
5 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (37.10%) Puppet
6 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (35.48%) AIX
6 22 (35.48%) Red Hat
6 22 (35.48%) IBM
6 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (30.65%) Software Packaging
7 19 (30.65%) TDD
7 19 (30.65%) .NET
8 18 (29.03%) Sitecore
9 17 (27.42%) SQL
10 16 (25.81%) Scrum
11 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
11 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
11 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
11 15 (24.19%) Change Control
12 14 (22.58%) Java
12 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 14 (22.58%) MVC
13 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
13 13 (20.97%) Axway
13 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.97%) C#
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle

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Top Related 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 13 (20.97%) JBoss
1 13 (20.97%) WebLogic
1 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
1 13 (20.97%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (12.90%) Confluence
3 6 (9.68%) CMS
4 5 (8.06%) FileNet
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (6.45%) Drupal
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (20.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) OpenShift
2 4 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) LDAP
1 10 (16.13%) SSL
2 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.45%) Network Security
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
5 2 (3.23%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.23%) Intranet
5 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.23%) NAS
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Sitecore Developer
4 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) .NET
1 19 (30.65%) Software Packaging
2 13 (20.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.29%) HTML
5 6 (9.68%) jQuery
5 6 (9.68%) Middleware
6 5 (8.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.45%) Web Services
7 4 (6.45%) XML
8 3 (4.84%) WCF
9 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.23%) Behat
9 2 (3.23%) Laravel
10 1 (1.61%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.61%) CSS3
10 1 (1.61%) HTML5
10 1 (1.61%) JSTL
10 1 (1.61%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) DataPower
3 3 (4.84%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) Unix
3 22 (35.48%) AIX
3 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Windows
5 2 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) DevOps
3 19 (30.65%) TDD
4 16 (25.81%) Scrum
5 15 (24.19%) Change Control
5 15 (24.19%) Configuration Management
6 14 (22.58%) MVC
7 13 (20.97%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Workflow
9 8 (12.90%) SOLID
10 6 (9.68%) ITSM
11 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.06%) ITIL
11 5 (8.06%) OOP
12 4 (6.45%) Content Management
12 4 (6.45%) Web Development
13 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.23%) OOD
13 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 13 (20.97%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) PHP
6 2 (3.23%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) Jython
7 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.61%) OCA
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) Puppet
2 22 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (8.06%) Forum Sentry
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
6 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) HP
2 22 (35.48%) IBM
2 22 (35.48%) Red Hat
3 18 (29.03%) Sitecore
4 13 (20.97%) Axway
4 13 (20.97%) Informatica
4 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 13 (20.97%) Siebel
5 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.13%) Sun
7 8 (12.90%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.61%) BMC
9 1 (1.61%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.61%) Symantec