Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 25 July 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 Design (OOD)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.97% 0.52% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Cambridge median daily rate £320 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.42% +65.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £289 £339 £200
90th Percentile £367 £476 £375
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £320 £413 £310
% change year-on-year -22.42% +33.06% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00
10th Percentile £36.25 - £40.50
90th Percentile £38.75 - £41.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 - £41.00

OOD is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 519 639 682
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.57% 83.53% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 393 476
Cambridge median daily rate £351 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.03% +10.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £190 £281 £250
90th Percentile £515 £538 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.38% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 44 30
Cambridge median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £17.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £56.00 £58.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £24.50 £37.25 £15.77
% change year-on-year -34.23% +136.21% -47.43%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Cambridge

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Cambridge

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) WinForms
5 2 (33.33%) NUnit
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) WPF
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Route 53

OOD
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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Handlebars
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) MFC
3 1 (16.67%) Mustache
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce