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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.84% 2.50% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 4.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
88 48 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 64.23% 60.00% 63.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 51
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 12
Average hourly rate £36.50 £17.23 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.90% +91.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 22 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Summit
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
4 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Summit
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 7 (87.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP