The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 65 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 18 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.66% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Average daily rate
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£445 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.41% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 731 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.46% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 350 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 22 (61.11%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) Use Case
3 20 (55.56%) UML
3 20 (55.56%) JBoss
3 20 (55.56%) JSF
4 18 (50.00%) Apache CXF
5 17 (47.22%) JPA
6 16 (44.44%) Web Services
7 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
8 14 (38.89%) Scrum
8 14 (38.89%) Data Modelling
9 12 (33.33%) SOA
9 12 (33.33%) Oracle
10 11 (30.56%) RichFaces
10 11 (30.56%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.00%) Perl
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) JSON
12 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) Informix
13 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
13 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
14 4 (11.11%) HTML
14 4 (11.11%) Linux
14 4 (11.11%) CSS
14 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
14 4 (11.11%) DevOps
15 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
15 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) Informix
3 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Designer
3 13 (36.11%) Architect
4 11 (30.56%) Java Architect
5 10 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (22.22%) Junior
6 8 (22.22%) Junior Java Architect
6 8 (22.22%) Junior Architect
7 6 (16.67%) Perl Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Senior Designer
8 5 (13.89%) Junior Designer
8 5 (13.89%) Senior Architect
8 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Architect
9 4 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Applications Architect
11 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) JSF
2 18 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 17 (47.22%) JPA
4 16 (44.44%) Web Services
5 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 11 (30.56%) RichFaces
7 9 (25.00%) JSON
8 4 (11.11%) HTML
8 4 (11.11%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) .NET
9 2 (5.56%) XSL
9 2 (5.56%) XSLT
9 2 (5.56%) EDI
9 2 (5.56%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) Cocoa
9 2 (5.56%) Java EE
9 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
9 2 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Use Case
2 20 (55.56%) UML
3 14 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 12 (33.33%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.33%) Product Management
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Web Development
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) OOD
9 2 (5.56%) User Stories
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.78%) XPath
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) XQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) JBoss
2 12 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) HP