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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 23 13
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 11 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 5.68% 8.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 8.31% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 337 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.46% 68.36% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 122
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) OOD
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) MySQL
5 7 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) C
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
7 5 (23.81%) JSON
7 5 (23.81%) Content Management
7 5 (23.81%) Doxygen
7 5 (23.81%) 3D Programming
7 5 (23.81%) Electronics
7 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (23.81%) Games
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) PHP
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
9 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Symfony
9 3 (14.29%) Ajax

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
1 3 (14.29%) Drupal
1 3 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) ATM
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.76%) RSpec
2 1 (4.76%) Mockito
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) WebStorm
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Author
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Author
3 4 (19.05%) Python Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Symfony
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
6 3 (14.29%) Qt
6 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (9.52%) CSS3
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.76%) JPA
8 1 (4.76%) OAuth
8 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
8 1 (4.76%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OOD
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Content Management
3 5 (23.81%) 3D Programming
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) PHP5
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.76%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware