The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 66 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.89% 0.92% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.28% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£210 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £388 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -10.94%
OOP
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
595 548 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.41% 72.39% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 289 205
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.93 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

OOP
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 OOP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -9 4 £210 -32.80% 4
Peterborough - 1 £200 - 1
OOP
East of England

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) MySQL
4 6 (42.86%) Symfony
4 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (28.57%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) PHP5
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Maven
8 2 (14.29%) Ruby
8 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
8 2 (14.29%) Xcode
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) eggPlant
2 2 (14.29%) Xcode
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 4 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Programmer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) HTML5
3 8 (57.14%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Symfony
4 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (28.57%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Sass
8 2 (14.29%) LESS
8 2 (14.29%) Doctrine
9 1 (7.14%) .NET
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.14%) SOAP
9 1 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (7.14%) XML
9 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) API Design
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) PHP5
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Zend
1 1 (7.14%) Twitter