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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 67 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 14 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 1.30% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.81% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £309 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.35 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.49% -9.35%
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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
1065 885 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.40% 71.83% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 464 202
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 17 (58.62%) Java
3 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 16 (55.17%) SQL
5 13 (44.83%) Spring
6 12 (41.38%) Banking
6 12 (41.38%) XML
6 12 (41.38%) Ajax
7 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
7 11 (37.93%) UNIX
7 11 (37.93%) JMS
7 11 (37.93%) Perl
7 11 (37.93%) J2EE
7 11 (37.93%) Shell Script
8 10 (34.48%) CruiseControl
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
8 10 (34.48%) XSLT
8 10 (34.48%) JSP
8 10 (34.48%) Struts
8 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
8 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
8 10 (34.48%) Spring MVC
8 10 (34.48%) Selenium
8 10 (34.48%) Spring Web Flow
8 10 (34.48%) GWT
8 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
9 9 (31.03%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) CruiseControl
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Robolectric
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (41.38%) Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
2 13 (44.83%) Spring
3 12 (41.38%) Ajax
3 12 (41.38%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) JMS
4 11 (37.93%) J2EE
5 10 (34.48%) JSP
5 10 (34.48%) Struts
5 10 (34.48%) XSLT
5 10 (34.48%) Spring Web Flow
5 10 (34.48%) GWT
5 10 (34.48%) Spring MVC
6 9 (31.03%) .NET
7 8 (27.59%) JDBC
7 8 (27.59%) iBATIS
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
8 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (20.69%) jQuery
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) Web Application Development
3 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Android Development
7 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 4 (13.79%) OOD
8 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.90%) Information Security
8 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.45%) Load Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) Shell Script
4 11 (37.93%) Perl
5 10 (34.48%) PL/SQL
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago