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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 9 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +49
Contract jobs citing OO 43 67 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.48% 11.43% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 16.38% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 12
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
613 409 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.19% 69.80% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 179 263
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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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 22 December 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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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 22 December 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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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
Peterborough -10 15 £375 +11.11% 3
Cambridge -17 13 £350 -9.67% 12
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) C#
3 33 (47.14%) .NET
4 32 (45.71%) TDD
5 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
6 27 (38.57%) SQL
6 27 (38.57%) CSS
7 24 (34.29%) HTML
8 23 (32.86%) jQuery
9 22 (31.43%) Java
9 22 (31.43%) MVC
10 21 (30.00%) Oracle
10 21 (30.00%) OOD
11 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
12 17 (24.29%) Scrum
13 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
13 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
13 15 (21.43%) SOA
13 15 (21.43%) Finance
14 14 (20.00%) Windows
14 14 (20.00%) XHTML
14 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 13 (18.57%) J2EE
15 13 (18.57%) Degree
15 13 (18.57%) WCF
16 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
17 11 (15.71%) Python
18 10 (14.29%) C++
18 10 (14.29%) UNIX
18 10 (14.29%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (8.57%) Apache
1 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
1 6 (8.57%) Node.js
2 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) SSH
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.00%) Subversion
3 7 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.71%) Grunt
5 3 (4.29%) Bower
5 3 (4.29%) Mocha
5 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.29%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) Firebug
7 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 22 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 20 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 16 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Architect
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Python Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Java Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (4.29%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.14%) .NET
2 27 (38.57%) CSS
3 24 (34.29%) HTML
4 23 (32.86%) jQuery
5 14 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (20.00%) XHTML
6 13 (18.57%) J2EE
6 13 (18.57%) WCF
7 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.86%) REST
7 9 (12.86%) Web Services
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
9 7 (10.00%) CSS3
10 6 (8.57%) Qt
10 6 (8.57%) XML
11 5 (7.14%) J2SE
11 5 (7.14%) MSMQ
11 5 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Informatics
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) UNIX
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (2.86%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.86%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.43%) Debian
6 1 (1.43%) Gentoo
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) TDD
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
4 21 (30.00%) OOD
5 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
6 17 (24.29%) Scrum
7 15 (21.43%) SOA
7 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Web Development
10 9 (12.86%) OOP
11 6 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Kanban
11 6 (8.57%) BDD
12 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 5 (7.14%) Project Management
12 5 (7.14%) UML
12 5 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) C#
2 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
3 27 (38.57%) SQL
4 22 (31.43%) Java
5 11 (15.71%) Python
6 10 (14.29%) C++
7 7 (10.00%) Perl
8 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 3 (4.29%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.86%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Sun
2 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Temenos
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) Xamarin