The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 34 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.32% 2.59% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.78% 4.50% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 15
Average daily rate £400 £269 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.83% -31.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
266 222 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.88% 57.51% 63.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 156
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 33
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
Cambridgeshire

OO
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 31 (48.44%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) Linux
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (35.94%) HTML
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (32.81%) Apache
7 20 (31.25%) CSS
7 20 (31.25%) PHP
8 19 (29.69%) MySQL
8 19 (29.69%) Ajax
8 19 (29.69%) jQuery
9 17 (26.56%) Oracle
9 17 (26.56%) UNIX
10 16 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 16 (25.00%) PHP5
10 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 15 (23.44%) Finance
11 15 (23.44%) Solaris
11 15 (23.44%) C#
12 14 (21.88%) Sybase
12 14 (21.88%) J2EE
13 13 (20.31%) Perl
13 13 (20.31%) TDD
13 13 (20.31%) Android
14 12 (18.75%) Android Development
14 12 (18.75%) OOP
14 12 (18.75%) OOD
14 12 (18.75%) Sun
15 11 (17.19%) Nagios

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (32.81%) Apache
2 16 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (17.19%) WordPress
4 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.69%) CMS
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) SQLite
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Subversion
2 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Grunt
3 2 (3.13%) Bower
3 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) Robotium
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) LAMP Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C++ Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Programmer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) HTML
2 20 (31.25%) CSS
3 19 (29.69%) Ajax
3 19 (29.69%) jQuery
4 14 (21.88%) J2EE
5 11 (17.19%) XHTML
5 11 (17.19%) Web Services
5 11 (17.19%) LAMP
6 9 (14.06%) J2SE
6 9 (14.06%) CGI
7 7 (10.94%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (7.81%) Qt
9 4 (6.25%) .NET
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) CSS3
10 3 (4.69%) HTML5
11 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.13%) Mustache
11 2 (3.13%) Sass
11 2 (3.13%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Linux
2 17 (26.56%) UNIX
3 15 (23.44%) Solaris
4 13 (20.31%) Android
5 11 (17.19%) Ubuntu
5 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (20.31%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) Android Development
4 12 (18.75%) OOP
4 12 (18.75%) OOD
5 11 (17.19%) iOS Development
6 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (12.50%) UML
7 7 (10.94%) Pair Programming
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
7 7 (10.94%) CQRS
8 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.81%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.81%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 20 (31.25%) PHP
5 16 (25.00%) PHP5
6 15 (23.44%) C#
7 13 (20.31%) Perl
8 10 (15.63%) C++
9 9 (14.06%) Python
10 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.13%) PowerHouse
12 1 (1.56%) Ruby
12 1 (1.56%) Korn
12 1 (1.56%) LINC
12 1 (1.56%) COBOL
12 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.56%) Groovy
12 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) Sybase
3 12 (18.75%) Sun
4 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) ATG
5 2 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Unisys
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