The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 19 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.16% 10.95% 6.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 14.86% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 21
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.44% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 249 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.11% 73.67% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 115 151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 47
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 33 (56.90%) Java
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 19 (32.76%) TDD
5 15 (25.86%) C++
5 15 (25.86%) jQuery
6 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 14 (24.14%) J2EE
6 14 (24.14%) Oracle
6 14 (24.14%) UNIX
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
7 13 (22.41%) WebLogic
7 13 (22.41%) CSS
7 13 (22.41%) Apache
7 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
7 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
8 12 (20.69%) Python
8 12 (20.69%) Linux
9 11 (18.97%) Web Services
9 11 (18.97%) C#
9 11 (18.97%) Selenium
10 10 (17.24%) HTML
10 10 (17.24%) .NET
11 9 (15.52%) Internet
11 9 (15.52%) J2SE
11 9 (15.52%) Ruby
11 9 (15.52%) Open Source
12 8 (13.79%) Degree
12 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
12 8 (13.79%) Kanban

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (22.41%) WebLogic
1 13 (22.41%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) Node.js
3 4 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.07%) Big Data
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Git (software)
1 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) Selenium
3 7 (12.07%) Maven
3 7 (12.07%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.62%) Grunt
5 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.17%) Mocha
6 3 (5.17%) Bower
7 2 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.45%) NUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Toad
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) Xcode
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) C++ Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Architect
4 9 (15.52%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Java Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Design Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Tester
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) jQuery
2 14 (24.14%) J2EE
3 13 (22.41%) CSS
4 11 (18.97%) Web Services
5 10 (17.24%) HTML
5 10 (17.24%) .NET
6 9 (15.52%) J2SE
7 8 (13.79%) REST
7 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.07%) CSS3
8 7 (12.07%) Dojo
8 7 (12.07%) Qt
9 6 (10.34%) HTML5
10 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (8.62%) XML
10 5 (8.62%) LESS
11 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
12 3 (5.17%) JMS
12 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Open Source
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) GIS
3 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) User Experience
5 3 (5.17%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.45%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (3.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) UNIX
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Solaris
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Windows
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
3 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
4 8 (13.79%) Kanban
4 8 (13.79%) BDD
4 8 (13.79%) OOD
4 8 (13.79%) UML
4 8 (13.79%) OOP
5 7 (12.07%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (12.07%) Project Planning
5 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.34%) SOA
7 4 (6.90%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Java
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) C++
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.69%) Python
6 11 (18.97%) C#
7 9 (15.52%) Ruby
8 7 (12.07%) PHP
9 6 (10.34%) Perl
10 5 (8.62%) C
11 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Sun
3 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) Google
6 2 (3.45%) Sybase
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Xamarin