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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 34 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing OO 12 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.24% 8.82% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 11.72% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 9
Average daily rate
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£260 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £460 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £36.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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 Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 273 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.78% 75.21% 61.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 165 109
Average daily rate £370 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £21.70 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

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

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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 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) C
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) OOD
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Doxygen
6 5 (29.41%) Content Management
6 5 (29.41%) Electronics
6 5 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (29.41%) Games
6 5 (29.41%) 3D Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Qt
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Scala
9 2 (11.76%) J2EE
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX
9 2 (11.76%) HTTP
9 2 (11.76%) Temenos
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Firebug
1 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
1 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Author
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Author
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Qt
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) SGML
6 1 (5.88%) DOM
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) STL
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) 3D Programming
4 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Scala
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Temenos
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
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