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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5  
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.25% 0.71% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.87% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.10 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +19.72%  

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 274 344 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 85.63% 81.90% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 217 174
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 23 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.60 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Route 53
4 1 (25.00%) Mustache
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce