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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 31 38 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing OO 23 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.89% 3.87% 9.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.84% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 23
Average daily rate £550 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +88.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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
463 578 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 79.94% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 337 194
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 21 £550 +57.14% 12
OO
East of England

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (66.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) Spring
4 25 (50.00%) SQL
5 23 (46.00%) Web Services
6 22 (44.00%) HTML
7 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
8 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
9 16 (32.00%) TDD
9 16 (32.00%) SOA
10 14 (28.00%) Middleware
11 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
12 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
12 12 (24.00%) MVC
12 12 (24.00%) EAI
13 11 (22.00%) OOP
13 11 (22.00%) REST
14 10 (20.00%) Apache
14 10 (20.00%) jQuery
15 9 (18.00%) N-Tier
15 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
15 9 (18.00%) XML
15 9 (18.00%) C#
15 9 (18.00%) Finance
15 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (18.00%) Node.js
15 9 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (18.00%) Microservices
15 9 (18.00%) MuleSoft
16 8 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (18.00%) Node.js
3 8 (16.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) Wireless
1 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
2 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (16.00%) CouchDB
4 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.00%) JUnit
2 5 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (8.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (8.00%) Mockito
3 4 (8.00%) WebStorm
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.00%) RSpec
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (10.00%) WPF Developer
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Hybris Architect
9 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior ASP Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) Spring
2 23 (46.00%) Web Services
3 22 (44.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) Middleware
5 11 (22.00%) REST
6 10 (20.00%) jQuery
7 9 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (18.00%) XML
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) J2EE
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (12.00%) HTML5
11 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.00%) CSS
11 5 (10.00%) WCF
11 5 (10.00%) WPF
12 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
12 4 (8.00%) JSON
12 4 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.00%) iPad
3 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Life Science
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Solaris
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) SOA
2 16 (32.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) EAI
3 12 (24.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) OOP
5 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.00%) Microservices
6 7 (14.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) OOD
9 4 (8.00%) B2B
9 4 (8.00%) B2C
9 4 (8.00%) Content Management
9 4 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.00%) Information Security
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Groovy
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.00%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (16.00%) MOM
2 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) MuleSoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) hybris
4 3 (6.00%) DevExpress
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Perforce
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 2 (4.00%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat