The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 43 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% - 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
OOD
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
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £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 15 20
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% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 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 OOD.

1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) API Design
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Twisted
2 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) API Design
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Database Security
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) QMS
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft