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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 52 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing OO 24 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 2.74% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 3.32% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 9
Median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
OO
Scotland

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
742 1234 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.22% 82.32% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 610 621
Median daily rate £400 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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

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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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016, 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 20 (52.63%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) TDD
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) OOD
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) UML
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.05%) BDD
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.42%) WinForms
10 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.42%) VB
11 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.79%) Workflow
11 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
11 6 (15.79%) SpecFlow
12 5 (13.16%) Protractor
12 5 (13.16%) Finance
12 5 (13.16%) WCF
12 5 (13.16%) Use Case
12 5 (13.16%) ISEB
12 5 (13.16%) OOP
12 5 (13.16%) Windows

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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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) GIS
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) SpecFlow
3 5 (13.16%) Protractor
4 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Grunt
5 3 (7.89%) gulp
5 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.26%) Bower
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) NuGet
6 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Digital Developer
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
2 7 (18.42%) WinForms
3 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) Apache CXF
5 4 (10.53%) HTML
5 4 (10.53%) JPA
5 4 (10.53%) JSF
5 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 4 (10.53%) RichFaces
6 3 (7.89%) CSS
6 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.89%) Node.js
6 3 (7.89%) React
6 3 (7.89%) Spring
7 2 (5.26%) Cocoa
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Fintech
1 3 (7.89%) iPad
1 3 (7.89%) iPhone
1 3 (7.89%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.89%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) TDD
3 11 (28.95%) OOD
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) UML
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) Workflow
8 5 (13.16%) OOP
8 5 (13.16%) Use Case
9 4 (10.53%) BPMN
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 4 (10.53%) Release Management
9 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 4 (10.53%) System Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VB
4 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) ES6
6 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Ada
8 1 (2.63%) Delphi
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) HND
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) DevExpress
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) Nintex
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) webMethods