The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.28% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
OO
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 106 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 76.39% 69.28% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 82 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 29
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Devon region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Devon region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Exeter - 6 £325 - 4
Plymouth - 1 - - 1
Barnstaple - - - -
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OO 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 OO.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) OOD
6 3 (23.08%) GIS
6 3 (23.08%) MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OOD
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) COBOL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISEB
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP