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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 11 42
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing OO 13 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.90% 12.27% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 17.70% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
258 226 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.48% 69.33% 67.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 107 161
Average daily rate £368 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 38
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 22 December 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 22 December 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 18 (47.37%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 13 (34.21%) J2EE
3 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 10 (26.32%) UNIX
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 9 (23.68%) Python
6 9 (23.68%) REST
7 8 (21.05%) C++
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) C#
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle
8 7 (18.42%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) OOP
8 7 (18.42%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
8 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.79%) Perl
9 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
9 6 (15.79%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) Linux
9 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (15.79%) Apache
9 6 (15.79%) OOD
9 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Jasmine
2 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.53%) Grunt
4 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.89%) Mocha
4 3 (7.89%) Bower
5 2 (5.26%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Toad
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) Xcode
6 1 (2.63%) NUnit
6 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.63%) Firebug
6 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) C++ Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE Architect
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) J2EE
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) REST
3 9 (23.68%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) .NET
4 7 (18.42%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) jQuery
5 6 (15.79%) Qt
5 6 (15.79%) CSS3
5 6 (15.79%) HTML5
5 6 (15.79%) XML
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) J2SE
7 4 (10.53%) LESS
7 4 (10.53%) Apache Camel
8 3 (7.89%) Sass
8 3 (7.89%) JMS
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) OSGi
8 3 (7.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Clustering
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Solaris
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) TDD
3 7 (18.42%) OOP
3 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (15.79%) OOD
4 6 (15.79%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
5 5 (13.16%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 8 (21.05%) C++
6 7 (18.42%) C#
7 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Sun
2 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) Temenos
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase
6 1 (2.63%) Xamarin