The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 38 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.41% 1.62% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 2.39% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£313 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £323 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.12 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 251 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.71% 67.84% 58.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 126 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 59
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.50 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
OOP
Cambridgeshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) OO
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) .NET
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (45.00%) CSS
6 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (40.00%) Java
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) ADO.NET
8 6 (30.00%) Apache
8 6 (30.00%) ISO 9001
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
8 6 (30.00%) JIRA
8 6 (30.00%) Kindle
9 5 (25.00%) PHP5
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 5 (25.00%) PHP
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.00%) MySQL
11 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management Server
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQLite
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.00%) SOA Architect
4 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (5.00%) OO PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) ADO.NET
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) REST
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
9 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (5.00%) JSON
9 1 (5.00%) jQuery
9 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
9 1 (5.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Kindle
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) RAD
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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