The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Programming (OOP)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £274 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

OOP 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 480 803 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.75% 88.34% 76.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 530 260
Median daily rate £390 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £28.00 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +126.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Tyne and Wear

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP 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 23 April 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 +2 1 - - 5
OOP
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

OOP
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java