The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 23 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.30% 0.94% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.25% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £450 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
OOP
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
151 160 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 82.97% 75.47% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 96
Average daily rate £388 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £14.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.82% -56.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.60 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Devon

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) R
2 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 8 (80.00%) Apple
2 8 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Line Management
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Line Management
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) MATLAB
2 8 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) R
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Apple