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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 34 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.37% 0.94% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £191 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.60% -18.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
229 351 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.42% 82.39% 75.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 234 160
Median daily rate £400 £390 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 18
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) NumPy
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Java

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 (16.67%) Drupal
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) NumPy
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft