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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 39 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.45% 0.65% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.90% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
235 222 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 85.14% 72.31% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 113 110
Average daily rate £388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £12.88 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 OOP within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 1 - -
OOP
South West

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) OO
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Jetty
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple