The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 2 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 3.85% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 4.63% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Median daily rate £513 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +77.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £333 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £550 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +15.12%

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
229 324 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.16% 83.08% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 203 158
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OO
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

OO
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 24 February 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for OO.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) JPA
4 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) Mockito
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) C++

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) WebStorm
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) JPA
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Celery
4 1 (14.29%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Domain-Driven Design
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) BPMN
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Groovy
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) SAP