The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 60 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 1.14% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.51% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £270 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
OOD
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
550 531 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.43% 75.64% 60.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 260 178
Average daily rate £350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 59 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 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 0 5 £250 -7.40% 7
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) OO
2 13 (68.42%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) MVC
4 11 (57.89%) XHTML
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 11 (57.89%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (57.89%) WCF
4 11 (57.89%) jQuery
4 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) C++
9 5 (26.32%) Python
10 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
10 4 (21.05%) Qt
10 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
12 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 2 (10.53%) Banking
12 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (10.53%) SOA

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Python Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) XHTML
2 11 (57.89%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
2 11 (57.89%) WCF
2 11 (57.89%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) Qt
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) RPG
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle