Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -37
Contract jobs citing OO 15 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.16% 3.16% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 3.83% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 18
Cambridge median daily rate £283 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.38% +14.29% -10.26%
10th Percentile £232 £319 £180
90th Percentile £338 £475 £436
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £290 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -27.50% +14.29% -9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Cambridge median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.41% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 581 522 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 82.59% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 268 545
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £219 £259 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 53 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +1.29% +40.91%
10th Percentile £17.36 £14.63 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.63 £59.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +120.59% -38.18%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for OO.

1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 7 (46.67%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 7 (46.67%) Doxygen
5 6 (40.00%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) BDD
8 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps
9 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (13.33%) MongoDB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudSearch
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Author
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Author
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) JPA
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
7 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Fluent NHibernate
7 1 (6.67%) MFC
7 1 (6.67%) OpenID
7 1 (6.67%) SAML
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (13.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) BDD
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) BPMN
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Groovy
6 2 (13.33%) Scala
7 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.67%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter
2 1 (6.67%) Google