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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 11 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 42 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.59% 7.84% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.69% 11.07% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.69% 70.81% 60.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 113 118
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 73
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £53.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 40 (51.95%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (38.96%) Apache
4 29 (37.66%) jQuery
5 28 (36.36%) SQL
5 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (33.77%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) HTML
7 25 (32.47%) CSS
8 23 (29.87%) PHP
9 22 (28.57%) Oracle
10 20 (25.97%) Web Services
11 19 (24.68%) UNIX
12 17 (22.08%) TDD
12 17 (22.08%) Ajax
13 16 (20.78%) PHP5
13 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
13 16 (20.78%) OOP
13 16 (20.78%) J2EE
13 16 (20.78%) MySQL
14 14 (18.18%) WebLogic
14 14 (18.18%) C++
14 14 (18.18%) J2SE
14 14 (18.18%) Scrum
15 13 (16.88%) Android
15 13 (16.88%) XHTML
15 13 (16.88%) C#
16 12 (15.58%) Python
16 12 (15.58%) UML
16 12 (15.58%) Multithreading

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 30 (38.96%) Apache
2 14 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 11 (14.29%) WordPress
4 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.39%) Node.js
6 4 (5.19%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.30%) Content Management Server
9 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Big Data
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.58%) Selenium
2 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 7 (9.09%) Grunt
3 7 (9.09%) Maven
4 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.79%) Subversion
5 5 (6.49%) Bower
5 5 (6.49%) JUnit
6 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.90%) Mocha
7 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.60%) NUnit
8 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.30%) Robotium
9 1 (1.30%) JMeter
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (68.83%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Architect
2 14 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 11 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
3 11 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.66%) jQuery
2 25 (32.47%) HTML
2 25 (32.47%) CSS
3 20 (25.97%) Web Services
4 17 (22.08%) Ajax
5 16 (20.78%) J2EE
6 14 (18.18%) J2SE
7 13 (16.88%) XHTML
8 11 (14.29%) .NET
8 11 (14.29%) LAMP
9 8 (10.39%) CSS3
9 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
10 7 (9.09%) Dojo
10 7 (9.09%) HTML5
10 7 (9.09%) REST
11 6 (7.79%) XML
11 6 (7.79%) Qt
12 5 (6.49%) Sass
12 5 (6.49%) LESS
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Open Source
2 8 (10.39%) Clustering
3 5 (6.49%) GIS
4 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.60%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 19 (24.68%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) Android
4 11 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 9 (11.69%) Solaris
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) TDD
3 16 (20.78%) OOP
4 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 12 (15.58%) UML
5 12 (15.58%) Multithreading
5 12 (15.58%) Android Development
6 11 (14.29%) iOS Development
7 9 (11.69%) BDD
8 8 (10.39%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (10.39%) Kanban
8 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.09%) OOD
10 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
11 5 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (6.49%) MVC
12 4 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.95%) Java
2 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
3 28 (36.36%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) PHP
5 16 (20.78%) PHP5
6 14 (18.18%) C++
7 13 (16.88%) C#
8 12 (15.58%) Python
9 10 (12.99%) Ruby
10 9 (11.69%) Perl
11 5 (6.49%) C
12 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.30%) Groovy
13 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.30%) Korn
13 1 (1.30%) LINC
13 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Sun
3 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) JBoss
4 5 (6.49%) Sybase
5 4 (5.19%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Perforce
6 2 (2.60%) ATG
7 1 (1.30%) Unisys
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