The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 29 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.77% 2.21% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 3.28% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£200 £291 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £492 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
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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
239 183 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.54% 67.53% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 96 144
Average daily rate £375 £407 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +12.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £276 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) Laravel
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
3 7 (70.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) Symfony
5 5 (50.00%) PHP5
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) nginx
6 4 (40.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
6 4 (40.00%) Apache
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (30.00%) Android Development
7 3 (30.00%) LAMP
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Android
8 2 (20.00%) CSS3
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) High Availability
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) nginx
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) Laravel
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Symfony
4 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (30.00%) LAMP
7 2 (20.00%) CSS3
8 1 (10.00%) Ajax
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) PHP5
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft