The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 53 43 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing OO 21 48 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.55% 3.41% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 4.17% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 6
Median daily rate £500 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £592 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 1152 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.97% 81.93% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 600 564
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

OO
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for OO.

1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) TDD
4 16 (38.10%) C#
5 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 11 (26.19%) .NET
7 11 (26.19%) BDD
8 10 (23.81%) Scrum
9 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 9 (21.43%) UML
9 9 (21.43%) HTML5
9 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 8 (19.05%) SpecFlow
10 8 (19.05%) Web Services
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle
10 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 7 (16.67%) WinForms
11 7 (16.67%) OOD
11 7 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) VB
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) OOP
12 6 (14.29%) Finance
12 6 (14.29%) System Testing
12 6 (14.29%) JPA
12 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (7.14%) Confluence
1 3 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) SpecFlow
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (11.90%) Protractor
4 5 (11.90%) Subversion
5 4 (9.52%) Maven
5 4 (9.52%) Selenium
5 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) Grunt
6 3 (7.14%) gulp
6 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.14%) JIRA
6 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.76%) Bower
7 2 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) iOS Developer
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) HTML5
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 8 (19.05%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 7 (16.67%) WinForms
6 6 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 6 (14.29%) JPA
6 6 (14.29%) RESTful
7 5 (11.90%) CSS3
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) REST
8 4 (9.52%) Apache CXF
8 4 (9.52%) Cocoa
8 4 (9.52%) JSF
8 4 (9.52%) Node.js
8 4 (9.52%) React
8 4 (9.52%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Fintech
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.43%) UML
6 7 (16.67%) OOD
7 6 (14.29%) Change Control
7 6 (14.29%) OOP
7 6 (14.29%) System Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Secure Coding
8 5 (11.90%) Use Case
9 4 (9.52%) BPMN
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) VB
5 6 (14.29%) ES6
6 4 (9.52%) Apple Swift
6 4 (9.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) Ada
9 1 (2.38%) Delphi
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Apple
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO