The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - 34 31
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.00% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £280 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.80%
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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
176 201 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 76.52% 82.38% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 91
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £33.25 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.39% +71.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Devon

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

OOD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware