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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 45 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 3.30% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 4.20% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Average daily rate £225 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +4.00%
OOP
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
310 238 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.93% 78.55% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 147 104
Average daily rate £400 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £209 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) RSpec
4 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Perforce