The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 26 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 51 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.07% 2.50% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 4.29% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 20
Average daily rate £400 £295 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £183 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
East of England

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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

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 34 £400 +48.83% 39
Peterborough -15 11 £375 +7.14% 6
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (51.89%) JavaScript
2 53 (50.00%) CSS
3 45 (42.45%) HTML
4 41 (38.68%) C#
4 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (36.79%) Linux
6 38 (35.85%) Java
7 34 (32.08%) jQuery
8 33 (31.13%) PHP
9 32 (30.19%) SQL
10 29 (27.36%) Apache
10 29 (27.36%) TDD
10 29 (27.36%) Ajax
10 29 (27.36%) MVC
11 28 (26.42%) MySQL
12 26 (24.53%) .NET
13 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
13 24 (22.64%) PHP5
14 23 (21.70%) Multithreading
15 22 (20.75%) Subversion
15 22 (20.75%) XHTML
16 21 (19.81%) OOP
16 21 (19.81%) Oracle
17 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
17 19 (17.92%) UNIX
17 19 (17.92%) Finance
17 19 (17.92%) Unit Testing
18 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
19 17 (16.04%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (27.36%) Apache
2 16 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 11 (10.38%) WordPress
4 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.72%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.77%) Node.js
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) MySQL
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.94%) SQLite
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Subversion
2 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.72%) Grunt
4 5 (4.72%) Bower
5 2 (1.89%) JUnit
5 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) JMeter
6 1 (0.94%) Maven
6 1 (0.94%) NUnit
6 1 (0.94%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.94%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.94%) Ant
6 1 (0.94%) JIRA
6 1 (0.94%) Selenium
6 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.94%) Robotium
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Advertising
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (77.36%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.15%) PHP Developer
5 11 (10.38%) LAMP Developer
6 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Java Architect
7 8 (7.55%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (6.60%) C++ Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Java Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.00%) CSS
2 45 (42.45%) HTML
3 34 (32.08%) jQuery
4 29 (27.36%) Ajax
5 26 (24.53%) .NET
6 22 (20.75%) XHTML
7 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
8 15 (14.15%) Web Services
9 14 (13.21%) XML
9 14 (13.21%) J2EE
10 11 (10.38%) LAMP
11 10 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (8.49%) J2SE
12 9 (8.49%) CGI
12 9 (8.49%) HTML5
13 8 (7.55%) WCF
13 8 (7.55%) Smarty
13 8 (7.55%) SOAP
14 7 (6.60%) SAML
14 7 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.66%) Wiki
2 6 (5.66%) Clustering
3 4 (3.77%) Open Source
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) Animation
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.79%) Linux
2 19 (17.92%) UNIX
3 15 (14.15%) Solaris
4 13 (12.26%) Android
5 11 (10.38%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.38%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.36%) TDD
2 29 (27.36%) MVC
3 24 (22.64%) E-Commerce
4 23 (21.70%) Multithreading
5 21 (19.81%) OOP
6 19 (17.92%) Unit Testing
7 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (16.04%) OOD
9 12 (11.32%) Android Development
10 11 (10.38%) iOS Development
10 11 (10.38%) CQRS
11 10 (9.43%) Pair Programming
11 10 (9.43%) UML
12 9 (8.49%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.55%) Statistical Analysis
13 8 (7.55%) Validation
14 7 (6.60%) Performance Testing
15 6 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) JavaScript
2 41 (38.68%) C#
3 38 (35.85%) Java
4 33 (31.13%) PHP
5 32 (30.19%) SQL
6 24 (22.64%) PHP5
7 16 (15.09%) C++
8 13 (12.26%) Perl
9 11 (10.38%) Python
10 5 (4.72%) Ruby
11 4 (3.77%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.83%) Delphi
12 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.89%) PowerHouse
13 2 (1.89%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.94%) C
14 1 (0.94%) COBOL
14 1 (0.94%) VB
14 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 14 (13.21%) Sybase
3 12 (11.32%) Sun
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.72%) ATG
5 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.89%) Perforce
7 1 (0.94%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Unisys
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Hudson - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago