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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 35 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.21% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.26% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £37.81
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.71%
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
246 388 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.19% 80.17% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 248 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £45.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) NumPy
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Flask
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) NumPy
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) SOLID
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker