The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 41 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 32 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.87% 7.18% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 9.57% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 29
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 10
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
OO
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 575 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.51% 75.07% 64.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 247 214
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Cambridgeshire region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Cambridgeshire region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OO
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 28 £400 +42.85% 32
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - - 5
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OO 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 OO.

1 45 (54.88%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
5 29 (35.37%) Oracle
6 27 (32.93%) jQuery
7 25 (30.49%) CSS
8 23 (28.05%) HTML
8 23 (28.05%) TDD
9 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
10 20 (24.39%) UNIX
11 19 (23.17%) Apache
11 19 (23.17%) J2EE
12 18 (21.95%) C++
13 17 (20.73%) C#
13 17 (20.73%) Linux
13 17 (20.73%) Scrum
14 16 (19.51%) J2SE
14 16 (19.51%) Multithreading
15 15 (18.29%) OOP
15 15 (18.29%) PHP
15 15 (18.29%) WebLogic
15 15 (18.29%) .NET
16 14 (17.07%) Python
17 13 (15.85%) CSS3
17 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
17 13 (15.85%) Subversion
17 13 (15.85%) UML
18 12 (14.63%) OOD
18 12 (14.63%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.17%) Apache
2 15 (18.29%) WebLogic
3 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.76%) Node.js
5 4 (4.88%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.22%) Documentum
7 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) Content Management Server
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.22%) LTE
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.22%) GSM
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) 2G
3 1 (1.22%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.54%) Big Data
4 7 (8.54%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) SQLite
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) Subversion
2 13 (15.85%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.63%) Selenium
4 11 (13.41%) Grunt
5 9 (10.98%) Bower
6 8 (9.76%) Maven
6 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
7 7 (8.54%) Jasmine
8 6 (7.32%) JUnit
9 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.66%) Mocha
11 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.44%) JMeter
11 2 (2.44%) NUnit
12 1 (1.22%) Ant
12 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Architect
2 14 (17.07%) Java Architect
3 13 (15.85%) C++ Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 8 (9.76%) Python Developer
6 7 (8.54%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Tester
10 3 (3.66%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.93%) jQuery
2 25 (30.49%) CSS
3 23 (28.05%) HTML
4 19 (23.17%) J2EE
5 16 (19.51%) J2SE
6 15 (18.29%) .NET
7 13 (15.85%) CSS3
8 12 (14.63%) HTML5
8 12 (14.63%) Web Services
9 9 (10.98%) Sass
9 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.76%) REST
10 8 (9.76%) XML
11 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
11 7 (8.54%) Dojo
11 7 (8.54%) Qt
12 6 (7.32%) JSTL
12 6 (7.32%) JSP
12 6 (7.32%) Mustache
12 6 (7.32%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Open Source
2 9 (10.98%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) GIS
4 3 (3.66%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.44%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (2.44%) W3C
6 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.22%) Wiki
6 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) UNIX
2 17 (20.73%) Linux
3 10 (12.20%) Solaris
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (7.32%) Windows
6 2 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.22%) Debian
7 1 (1.22%) Gentoo
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) TDD
3 17 (20.73%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) Multithreading
5 15 (18.29%) OOP
6 13 (15.85%) UML
7 12 (14.63%) OOD
7 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (12.20%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (12.20%) MVC
8 10 (12.20%) BDD
9 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.98%) Web Development
9 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
9 9 (10.98%) Kanban
10 7 (8.54%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.32%) Test Scripting
11 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 31 (37.80%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.95%) C++
5 17 (20.73%) C#
6 15 (18.29%) PHP
7 14 (17.07%) Python
8 12 (14.63%) Ruby
9 10 (12.20%) Perl
10 6 (7.32%) C
11 5 (6.10%) PHP5
12 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.22%) Groovy
13 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.22%) Delphi
13 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.22%) Korn
13 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.22%) VB
13 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
1 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Sun
3 8 (9.76%) Atlassian
4 7 (8.54%) JBoss
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) ATG
6 5 (6.10%) Sybase
7 4 (4.88%) Google
8 2 (2.44%) Perforce
9 1 (1.22%) HP
9 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
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