The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 25 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.23% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £191 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £355 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -8.75%
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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
893 812 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.42% 71.35% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £279 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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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

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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 22 September 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 41 (89.13%) Java
2 30 (65.22%) Use Case
3 28 (60.87%) UML
4 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (56.52%) JSF
5 26 (56.52%) JBoss
6 24 (52.17%) SOA
7 23 (50.00%) Web Services
8 21 (45.65%) Apache CXF
9 20 (43.48%) JPA
9 20 (43.48%) Hibernate
10 18 (39.13%) Scrum
11 16 (34.78%) Data Modelling
12 14 (30.43%) Oracle
13 13 (28.26%) RichFaces
14 12 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
15 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
15 11 (23.91%) OOD
16 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
17 4 (8.70%) MVC
17 4 (8.70%) Finance
17 4 (8.70%) TDD
17 4 (8.70%) Java EE
17 4 (8.70%) CSS
17 4 (8.70%) J2EE
17 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
17 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
18 3 (6.52%) Cocoa Touch
18 3 (6.52%) .NET
18 3 (6.52%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Designer
2 18 (39.13%) Developer
3 16 (34.78%) Architect
4 13 (28.26%) Java Architect
5 10 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (21.74%) Java Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Junior
6 8 (17.39%) Junior Architect
6 8 (17.39%) Junior Java Architect
7 6 (13.04%) Senior Designer
7 6 (13.04%) Applications Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Architect
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Junior Designer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior Architect
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Developer
10 3 (6.52%) J2EE Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) JSF
2 23 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (45.65%) Apache CXF
4 20 (43.48%) JPA
4 20 (43.48%) Hibernate
5 13 (28.26%) RichFaces
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
6 4 (8.70%) Java EE
6 4 (8.70%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) .NET
7 3 (6.52%) Cocoa
7 3 (6.52%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) RESTful
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.17%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) Open Source
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Use Case
2 28 (60.87%) UML
3 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (52.17%) SOA
5 18 (39.13%) Scrum
6 16 (34.78%) Data Modelling
7 11 (23.91%) OOD
8 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 3 (6.52%) Web Development
11 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.35%) BPMN
11 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Android Development
11 2 (4.35%) OOP
12 1 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (2.17%) Information Security
12 1 (2.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) Groovy
4 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) JBoss
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP