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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing OO 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 2.07% 1.26% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.62% 6.98%
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 £38.00 £35.35 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -7.58%
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
213 185 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 73.45% 77.73% 60.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 107 76
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £665 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +93.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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

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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 26 February 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 -7 2 - - 2
Plymouth - 2 - -
Barnstaple - - - - 2
OO
South West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) XHTML
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Automation Tester
3 6 (40.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) XHTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Core Animation
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Animation
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Zend