The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 49 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.20% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£423 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £32.50
OOA/OOD
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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
330 277 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.00% 73.67% 63.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 127 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 74
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 £20.36 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Cambridge region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Cambridge region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (90.00%) J2SE
2 9 (90.00%) Sun
2 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) Solaris
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) UML
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (80.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Sybase
6 4 (40.00%) CGI

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) J2SE
3 4 (40.00%) CGI
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 5 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
1 9 (90.00%) Solaris
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) UML
2 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Sun
3 8 (80.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (50.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) HP