The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 43 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.49% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +29.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -32.77%
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
306 403 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.76% 80.76% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 295 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 22
Median hourly rate £39.75 £52.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +56.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £15.77 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for OOD.

1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Enterprise Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) MFC
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft