The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 35 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.86% 1.20% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.39% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £191 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £450 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-61.21% +40.06%

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
270 288 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.36% 86.23% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 175 158
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £29.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
4 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

OOP
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:

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) MVVM
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft