Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 5 March 2021 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 70 43
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 3 5 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.77% 0.55% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.64% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £475 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -7.89% +65.22%
10th Percentile £430 £415 £417
90th Percentile £525 £460 £645
East of England median daily rate £330 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -22.35% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.69 - £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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 313 778 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.05% 85.31% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 468 475
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £221 £262 £252
90th Percentile £616 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £428 £425 £448
% change year-on-year +0.59% -5.03% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 103 74
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.94% +2.86% -55.13%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £10.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £49.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.21 £19.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.36% +9.29% -36.36%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing OO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for OO in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for OO in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +31 2 £500 - 16
Peterborough +13 1 £450 +5.88% 1
OO
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Logic Apps
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) XAML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Luigi
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Logic Apps
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Azkaban
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Core
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Munging
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Parallel Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft