The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 40 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 0.52% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.88% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £488 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £44.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.64% +26.07%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
268 228 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.63% 59.84% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 105 150
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 31
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
OOA/OOD
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) J2SE
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Sybase
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
2 7 (87.50%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) CGI
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Internet
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) Advertising

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 6 (75.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) J2SE
1 7 (87.50%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) OOD
7 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Sun
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Sybase
2 5 (62.50%) Atlassian