Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 24 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 Programming (OOP)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 51 77
Rank change year-on-year -3 +26 -20
Contract jobs citing OOP 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.41% 0.94% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.13% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £198 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.56% -1.25% -36.00%
10th Percentile £313 £173 £180
90th Percentile £400 £366 £325
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £198 £200
% change year-on-year +64.56% -1.25% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00

OOP 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 596 532 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.18% 83.13% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 539
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £262
90th Percentile £574 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £38.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Cambridge

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Cambridge

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) C++
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (80.00%) WinForms
3 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (80.00%) WPF
4 5 (50.00%) MVVM
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SQLite
5 4 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (40.00%) NUnit
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) SOLID
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (10.00%) OpenID
7 1 (10.00%) Fluent NHibernate

OOP
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 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) WinForms
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Fluent NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (10.00%) OpenID
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) SOLID
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared