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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 30 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing OO 44 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.41% 7.40% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.93% 10.71% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
555 504 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.18% 69.04% 61.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 244 208
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 92
Average hourly rate £28.75 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £24.45 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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

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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 28 July 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

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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 28 July 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
Cambridge -1 38 £413 +26.92% 24
Peterborough -3 1 £375 +11.11% 3
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 4
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (47.31%) Java
2 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.63%) HTML
3 35 (37.63%) CSS
3 35 (37.63%) jQuery
4 33 (35.48%) SQL
5 30 (32.26%) Apache
6 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (30.11%) PHP
8 27 (29.03%) Oracle
8 27 (29.03%) Linux
9 24 (25.81%) C#
10 22 (23.66%) .NET
11 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
12 19 (20.43%) Web Services
12 19 (20.43%) C++
12 19 (20.43%) TDD
13 18 (19.35%) MySQL
13 18 (19.35%) UNIX
13 18 (19.35%) Ajax
14 17 (18.28%) OOP
15 16 (17.20%) XHTML
15 16 (17.20%) J2EE
15 16 (17.20%) PHP5
16 15 (16.13%) Scrum
17 14 (15.05%) MVC
17 14 (15.05%) J2SE
17 14 (15.05%) Python
17 14 (15.05%) Multithreading
18 13 (13.98%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (32.26%) Apache
2 13 (13.98%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.83%) WordPress
4 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.38%) Node.js
6 4 (4.30%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.08%) Documentum
8 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.08%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.08%) LTE
3 1 (1.08%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.08%) GSM
3 1 (1.08%) 3G
3 1 (1.08%) Wireless
3 1 (1.08%) 2G
3 1 (1.08%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) MySQL
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.53%) Big Data
5 5 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) SQLite
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) Selenium
2 12 (12.90%) Subversion
2 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.75%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.60%) Grunt
5 7 (7.53%) Maven
6 6 (6.45%) JUnit
6 6 (6.45%) Bower
7 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.30%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.23%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.15%) NUnit
9 2 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.08%) Robotium
10 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.08%) Ant
10 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (72.04%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) Architect
2 14 (15.05%) Java Architect
3 12 (12.90%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.83%) LAMP Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.60%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Python Developer
9 5 (5.38%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Tester
11 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) HTML
1 35 (37.63%) CSS
1 35 (37.63%) jQuery
2 22 (23.66%) .NET
3 19 (20.43%) Web Services
4 18 (19.35%) Ajax
5 16 (17.20%) J2EE
5 16 (17.20%) XHTML
6 14 (15.05%) J2SE
7 11 (11.83%) LAMP
7 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
7 11 (11.83%) HTML5
8 9 (9.68%) CSS3
9 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (7.53%) Dojo
10 7 (7.53%) XML
10 7 (7.53%) REST
11 6 (6.45%) Qt
11 6 (6.45%) Mustache
11 6 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Open Source
2 7 (7.53%) Clustering
3 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.38%) GIS
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.23%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.15%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.15%) W3C
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
7 1 (1.08%) Blog
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 18 (19.35%) UNIX
3 13 (13.98%) Android
4 12 (12.90%) Ubuntu
5 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
6 8 (8.60%) Solaris
7 7 (7.53%) Windows
7 7 (7.53%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.08%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.08%) Debian
8 1 (1.08%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) TDD
3 17 (18.28%) OOP
4 15 (16.13%) Scrum
5 14 (15.05%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.05%) MVC
6 13 (13.98%) OOD
7 12 (12.90%) UML
7 12 (12.90%) Android Development
8 11 (11.83%) iOS Development
9 10 (10.75%) BDD
9 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.68%) Web Development
10 9 (9.68%) Kanban
10 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
11 7 (7.53%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) Java
2 41 (44.09%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.48%) SQL
4 28 (30.11%) PHP
5 24 (25.81%) C#
6 19 (20.43%) C++
7 16 (17.20%) PHP5
8 14 (15.05%) Python
9 13 (13.98%) Ruby
10 8 (8.60%) Perl
11 7 (7.53%) C
12 3 (3.23%) Delphi
12 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.08%) Groovy
14 1 (1.08%) COBOL
14 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.08%) Korn
14 1 (1.08%) LINC
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.60%) Sun
4 7 (7.53%) JBoss
5 6 (6.45%) ATG
5 6 (6.45%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.38%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) Perforce
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.08%) Unisys
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