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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 40 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.72% 1.36% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 1.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£313 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 262 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.36% 71.20% 60.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 116 118
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 73
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 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 31 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 16 (69.57%) OO
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) C#
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) .NET
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) Apache
7 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 6 (26.09%) JIRA
9 6 (26.09%) Kindle
10 5 (21.74%) REST
10 5 (21.74%) PHP5
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) PHP
10 5 (21.74%) Ajax
11 4 (17.39%) SOA
11 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
11 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
11 4 (17.39%) Apache ServiceMix

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQLite
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) OO PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
5 7 (30.43%) ADO.NET
5 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
8 3 (13.04%) OSGi
8 3 (13.04%) JMS
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.04%) J2EE
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
10 1 (4.35%) jQuery
10 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
10 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Kindle
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) RAD
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Content Management
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Android Development
7 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) Google