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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.31% 1.42% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.86% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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
213 161 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.30% 75.94% 58.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 101 73
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £675 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% +107.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.75 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

OO
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

OO
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 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 4 - - 1
Plymouth - 2 - - 2
Barnstaple - - - - 1
OO
South West

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) ISEB
2 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) OOD
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) XHTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
1 1 (5.88%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (17.65%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Core Animation
5 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) GIS
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 4 (23.53%) OOD
5 4 (23.53%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) ETL
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
1 9 (52.94%) ISEB
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Zend