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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 51 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 23 45 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.81% 5.55% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 7.91% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 27
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £318 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £38.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 - £33.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 - £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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
623 569 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.16% 70.16% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +13 10 £413 +10.00% 2
Cambridge -31 9 £350 -17.64% 12
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 13 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (33.33%) OOD
3 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) C++
5 11 (28.21%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) .NET
9 7 (17.95%) C
9 7 (17.95%) MVC
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) EAI
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (15.38%) Middleware
10 6 (15.38%) XML
10 6 (15.38%) Spring
10 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) jQuery
10 6 (15.38%) MuleSoft
11 5 (12.82%) Doxygen
11 5 (12.82%) Content Management
11 5 (12.82%) 3D Programming
11 5 (12.82%) Node.js

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) Node.js
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Pig
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Drupal
3 3 (7.69%) WordPress
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Doxygen
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) ATM
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) Sqoop
3 3 (7.69%) Impala
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Author
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Author
3 5 (12.82%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Python Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) .NET
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
4 6 (15.38%) XML
4 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware
4 6 (15.38%) Spring
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Qt
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) XHTML
6 4 (10.26%) REST
6 4 (10.26%) CSS3
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 3 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) OOD
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
3 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) MVC
5 6 (15.38%) EAI
5 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) 3D Programming
6 5 (12.82%) Content Management
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
7 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.26%) Web Development
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.69%) API Development
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Web Design
9 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) C++
4 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) C
6 5 (12.82%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.56%) PHP5
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.56%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.38%) MuleSoft
2 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM