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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 37 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 28 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.60% 5.60% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 7.24% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 24
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£395 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £145 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.90% -10.00%
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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
526 580 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.61% 77.33% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 241 220
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 87
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 £12.00 £12.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

OO
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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 26 £395 +163.33% 24
Chatteris - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 4
OO
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) Java
3 30 (41.67%) SQL
4 25 (34.72%) jQuery
5 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 22 (30.56%) Oracle
6 22 (30.56%) CSS
7 21 (29.17%) TDD
7 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 20 (27.78%) UNIX
9 19 (26.39%) J2EE
10 18 (25.00%) HTML
11 17 (23.61%) Linux
11 17 (23.61%) Scrum
12 16 (22.22%) J2SE
12 16 (22.22%) C++
13 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
13 15 (20.83%) Multithreading
14 14 (19.44%) Apache
15 13 (18.06%) Subversion
15 13 (18.06%) UML
15 13 (18.06%) Python
15 13 (18.06%) Web Services
15 13 (18.06%) C#
15 13 (18.06%) CSS3
15 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
16 12 (16.67%) HTML5
16 12 (16.67%) Selenium
16 12 (16.67%) .NET
17 11 (15.28%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 14 (19.44%) Apache
3 11 (15.28%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.11%) Node.js
5 4 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Documentum
6 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.39%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.39%) LTE
3 1 (1.39%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.39%) GSM
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) 3G
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) 2G
3 1 (1.39%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQLite
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.06%) Subversion
2 13 (18.06%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.67%) Selenium
4 10 (13.89%) Grunt
5 8 (11.11%) Bower
5 8 (11.11%) Maven
6 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
6 7 (9.72%) Jasmine
7 6 (8.33%) JUnit
8 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.17%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.17%) Mocha
10 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.78%) JMeter
10 2 (2.78%) NUnit
11 1 (1.39%) Ant
11 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Developer
2 14 (19.44%) Architect
2 14 (19.44%) Java Architect
3 12 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Python Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Tester
9 3 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) jQuery
2 22 (30.56%) CSS
3 19 (26.39%) J2EE
4 18 (25.00%) HTML
5 16 (22.22%) J2SE
6 13 (18.06%) Web Services
6 13 (18.06%) CSS3
7 12 (16.67%) HTML5
7 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 9 (12.50%) XML
8 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.11%) REST
9 8 (11.11%) Sass
10 7 (9.72%) Dojo
11 6 (8.33%) Qt
11 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.94%) JSP
12 5 (6.94%) LESS
12 5 (6.94%) JSTL
12 5 (6.94%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Open Source
2 9 (12.50%) Clustering
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.94%) GIS
5 3 (4.17%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.78%) W3C
6 2 (2.78%) Social Media
7 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) UNIX
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Solaris
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Windows
6 2 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Gentoo
7 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) TDD
3 17 (23.61%) Scrum
4 15 (20.83%) Multithreading
5 13 (18.06%) UML
6 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.89%) BDD
7 10 (13.89%) OOP
7 10 (13.89%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (13.89%) OOD
8 9 (12.50%) Kanban
8 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
9 8 (11.11%) Web Development
9 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.72%) MVC
11 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.17%) Java
2 30 (41.67%) SQL
3 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.22%) C++
5 13 (18.06%) C#
5 13 (18.06%) Python
6 11 (15.28%) Ruby
7 9 (12.50%) Perl
8 8 (11.11%) PHP
9 6 (8.33%) C
10 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.39%) Korn
12 1 (1.39%) Groovy
12 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Puppet
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Sun
3 8 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 7 (9.72%) JBoss
5 5 (6.94%) Sybase
5 5 (6.94%) ATG
6 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.56%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Perforce
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat