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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 35 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing OO 22 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.91% 1.59% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 2.12% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 10
Average daily rate £550 £350 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -16.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 21 (60.00%) HTML
3 21 (60.00%) Java
4 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
6 16 (45.71%) TDD
6 16 (45.71%) SOA
7 13 (37.14%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) NoSQL
8 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
9 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 9 (25.71%) XML
10 9 (25.71%) N-Tier
10 9 (25.71%) C#
10 9 (25.71%) Node.js
10 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (25.71%) Microservices
11 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (22.86%) JBoss
11 8 (22.86%) MVC
11 8 (22.86%) MOM
11 8 (22.86%) Middleware
11 8 (22.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 8 (22.86%) CouchDB
11 8 (22.86%) jQuery
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle
12 7 (20.00%) .NET
12 7 (20.00%) REST
12 7 (20.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (25.71%) Node.js
2 8 (22.86%) JBoss
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) CMS
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) NoSQL
2 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
3 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (22.86%) CouchDB
4 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.57%) MySQL
6 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.29%) JUnit
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
3 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
3 4 (11.43%) Mockito
3 4 (11.43%) WebStorm
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) ASP Developer
8 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior ASP Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) HTML
2 13 (37.14%) Spring
3 10 (28.57%) Web Services
4 9 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (25.71%) XML
5 8 (22.86%) jQuery
5 8 (22.86%) Middleware
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) HTML5
7 5 (14.29%) WCF
7 5 (14.29%) WPF
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (11.43%) CSS
8 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (11.43%) JPA
8 4 (11.43%) JSON
8 4 (11.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) SOA
2 16 (45.71%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) Microservices
4 8 (22.86%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.14%) OOP
7 5 (14.29%) OOD
8 4 (11.43%) BPMN
8 4 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) EAI
9 3 (8.57%) RAD
9 3 (8.57%) RUP
9 3 (8.57%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) Groovy
5 4 (11.43%) PHP
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (2.86%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (22.86%) MOM
2 1 (2.86%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) DevExpress
2 3 (8.57%) Perforce
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Sun
3 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) VMware