The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Design (OOD)
Rank 38 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 2.62% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 4.39% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £270 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -0.26%
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%
OOD
Cambridgeshire

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 23 April 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Qt
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Subversion
5 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Sybase
6 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Sun
7 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) SysML
8 2 (11.76%) Mathematics

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 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C++ Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Python Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Qt
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) QML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) CGI
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) Physics
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SysML
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) CQRS
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Perl
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Delphi
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago