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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 33 12 40
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Contract jobs citing OO 5 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.57% 10.71% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 15.23% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -7.58%
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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
237 197 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 74.29% 70.36% 64.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 106 129
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 £210 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 30
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £25.75 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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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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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 26 February 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 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Qt
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (11.11%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) EAI
5 2 (11.11%) Temenos

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (5.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) RIP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.56%) Firebug
3 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Xcode
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Qt
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Durandal
5 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) OOD
1 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) EAI
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Temenos
3 1 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
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