Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 41 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 +28 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 2 1 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.30% 0.34% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.37% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £456 £470 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £500 £425
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% +17.65% +6.92%
75th Percentile £519 £530 £463
90th Percentile " " £475
East of England median daily rate £580 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +22.75% +5.00% -5.26%

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 517 271 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 90.94% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 168 614
10th Percentile £140 £267 £263
25th Percentile £300 £324 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £405 £450 £439
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.56% +3.24%
75th Percentile £515 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £614 £625
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 21 87
10th Percentile " £13.60 £10.16
25th Percentile £12.25 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year -15.63% -7.25% -1.43%
75th Percentile £18.75 £47.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £35.18 £53.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -60.00% +160.87% -1.43%

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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 24 September 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 -7 2 £488 -2.50% 13
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East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA