The first table below looks at the demand for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 57 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing OOD 13 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.82% 1.00% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.71% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 2
Average daily rate £335 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 351 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 74.02% 58.70% 66.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 177 269
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOD
East of England

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Cambridgeshire region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Cambridgeshire region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOD
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 OOD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 6 £270 - 11
Peterborough - 3 £400 - 1
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 12 (50.00%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 8 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) PHP
5 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
5 7 (29.17%) Python
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Qt
6 6 (25.00%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) Delphi
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Subversion
7 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
8 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Qt
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) WCF
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.50%) XHTML
6 2 (8.33%) CGI
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) QML
7 1 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blog
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) Physics
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (16.67%) CQRS
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.33%) SysML
7 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C++
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) PHP
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) Delphi
6 4 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Sybase
2 3 (12.50%) Sun
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
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