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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 16 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 2.86% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.44% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 6
Median daily rate £500 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £614 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +16.77%

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
685 1222 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.36% 83.36% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 642 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 22 (57.89%) Java
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
6 11 (28.95%) BDD
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.68%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
9 8 (21.05%) SpecFlow
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Web Services
9 8 (21.05%) Finance
9 8 (21.05%) HTML5
10 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) UML
11 6 (15.79%) OOD
11 6 (15.79%) CSS
11 6 (15.79%) VB
11 6 (15.79%) WinForms
11 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
11 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 6 (15.79%) RESTful
11 6 (15.79%) JPA
11 6 (15.79%) Change Control

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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (13.16%) Protractor
4 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
6 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.89%) JIRA
6 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
7 2 (5.26%) gulp
7 2 (5.26%) Hudson
7 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.26%) NuGet
7 2 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Law
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.26%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 2 (5.26%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 8 (21.05%) HTML5
3 8 (21.05%) Web Services
4 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
4 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.79%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
5 6 (15.79%) JPA
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) WinForms
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 4 (10.53%) Apache CXF
7 4 (10.53%) Cocoa
7 4 (10.53%) CSS3
7 4 (10.53%) JSF
7 4 (10.53%) Node.js
7 4 (10.53%) React
7 4 (10.53%) REST
7 4 (10.53%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Fintech
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.63%) Animation
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (28.95%) BDD
4 10 (26.32%) Scrum
4 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) Change Control
6 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.79%) OOD
7 5 (13.16%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
7 5 (13.16%) System Testing
8 4 (10.53%) BPMN
8 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.53%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Use Case
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) C#
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VB
6 5 (13.16%) ES6
7 4 (10.53%) Apple Swift
7 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.89%) C++
9 2 (5.26%) PHP
9 2 (5.26%) Python
10 1 (2.63%) Ada
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Scala
10 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago