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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing OO 27 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.42% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.86% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
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£400 £445 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +48.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £309 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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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
1139 966 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.44% 76.30% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 573 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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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 6 July 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 6 July 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 28 (60.87%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) Banking
5 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
6 14 (30.43%) TDD
7 13 (28.26%) MVC
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle
8 12 (26.09%) Finance
9 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
9 11 (23.91%) XML
10 10 (21.74%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) UML
10 10 (21.74%) Spring
11 9 (19.57%) Use Case
11 9 (19.57%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (19.57%) JSP
11 9 (19.57%) .NET
11 9 (19.57%) J2EE
11 9 (19.57%) Perl
11 9 (19.57%) SOA
12 8 (17.39%) Scrum
12 8 (17.39%) UNIX
12 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
12 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.39%) JPA
12 8 (17.39%) Ajax
13 7 (15.22%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
3 1 (2.17%) Informix
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) CruiseControl
1 7 (15.22%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) Hudson
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) Robolectric
6 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (32.61%) Banking
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technology Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Designer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Perl Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) XML
2 10 (21.74%) CSS
2 10 (21.74%) Spring
3 9 (19.57%) .NET
3 9 (19.57%) J2EE
3 9 (19.57%) JSP
4 8 (17.39%) Ajax
4 8 (17.39%) Spring MVC
4 8 (17.39%) JPA
5 7 (15.22%) Spring Web Flow
5 7 (15.22%) GWT
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 7 (15.22%) Struts
6 6 (13.04%) JMS
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) UNIX
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) MVC
4 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
5 10 (21.74%) UML
6 9 (19.57%) Use Case
6 9 (19.57%) SOA
6 9 (19.57%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) Web Application Development
9 6 (13.04%) Pair Programming
10 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.70%) OOD
12 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
13 2 (4.35%) CRM
13 2 (4.35%) Android Development
13 2 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 17 (36.96%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (10.87%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sybase
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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