The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 3.13% 3.13% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 4.76% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
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%
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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 Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 42 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 63.28% 65.63% 55.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 49
Average daily rate £398 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% +255.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) HP
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (80.00%) User Stories
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
5 1 (10.00%) XAML
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (10.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (10.00%) Core Animation
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Animation
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (80.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) XAML
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft