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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing OO 18 51 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.50% 7.14% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 9.51% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
529 536 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.57% 75.07% 60.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 259 184
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.10 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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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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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 24 April 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
Cambridge -21 11 £270 -32.50% 27
Peterborough +2 4 £375 - 4
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East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (68.75%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) HTML
3 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 26 (54.17%) .NET
3 26 (54.17%) CSS
4 25 (52.08%) OOD
5 24 (50.00%) MVC
6 23 (47.92%) SQL
7 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (41.67%) jQuery
9 19 (39.58%) XHTML
10 18 (37.50%) Oracle
10 18 (37.50%) Multithreading
10 18 (37.50%) WCF
10 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
11 16 (33.33%) TDD
12 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
12 15 (31.25%) Windows
12 15 (31.25%) Finance
13 12 (25.00%) Scrum
14 11 (22.92%) C++
15 10 (20.83%) Java
16 9 (18.75%) C
16 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 7 (14.58%) Degree
17 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
17 7 (14.58%) Python
17 7 (14.58%) Electronics
17 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
18 6 (12.50%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) RIP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.08%) Firebug
4 1 (2.08%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Electronics
3 5 (10.42%) Games
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) C# Developer
3 14 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Author
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Author
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UI Programmer
9 1 (2.08%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 26 (54.17%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) CSS
3 20 (41.67%) jQuery
4 19 (39.58%) XHTML
5 18 (37.50%) WCF
5 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.50%) XML
6 6 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.25%) REST
9 3 (6.25%) CSS3
9 3 (6.25%) LESS
9 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.25%) Qt
10 2 (4.17%) Web Services
10 2 (4.17%) J2EE
10 2 (4.17%) Ajax
10 2 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (2.08%) Informatics
5 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.17%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) OOD
2 24 (50.00%) MVC
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 16 (33.33%) TDD
6 12 (25.00%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.42%) 3D Programming
9 5 (10.42%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Content Management
9 5 (10.42%) SOA
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) OOP
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
12 2 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
12 2 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 23 (47.92%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 10 (20.83%) Java
6 9 (18.75%) C
7 7 (14.58%) Python
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
8 3 (6.25%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) VB
9 2 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Temenos
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
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