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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 45 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 52 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.67% 1.28% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.51% 1.60% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 5
Average daily rate £538 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.70% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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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
1154 1062 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.50% 79.79% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 590 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
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 5 February 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 February 2016, 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 58 (68.24%) Java
2 43 (50.59%) UML
3 39 (45.88%) SOA
3 39 (45.88%) Use Case
4 36 (42.35%) Hibernate
4 36 (42.35%) JSF
5 34 (40.00%) JPA
6 33 (38.82%) JBoss
7 32 (37.65%) Apache CXF
8 31 (36.47%) Data Modelling
9 30 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
10 29 (34.12%) Oracle
10 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (34.12%) BPMN
11 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
11 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
12 25 (29.41%) Drools
13 24 (28.24%) TDD
14 21 (24.71%) RichFaces
15 20 (23.53%) Scrum
15 20 (23.53%) HTML
16 19 (22.35%) CSS
17 18 (21.18%) Web Services
17 18 (21.18%) Finance
18 14 (16.47%) MVC
18 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
19 13 (15.29%) Oracle BPM
19 13 (15.29%) C#
20 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (38.82%) JBoss
2 11 (12.94%) Node.js
3 5 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.88%) NServiceBus
4 4 (4.71%) Apache
4 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.53%) CMS
Business Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (7.06%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (2.35%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.94%) gulp
3 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.35%) Grunt
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.18%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.18%) VectorCAST
5 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.18%) WebStorm
5 1 (1.18%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Military
2 3 (3.53%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) Architect
3 29 (34.12%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Java Architect
5 9 (10.59%) Java Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Applications Architect
7 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.06%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Lead Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.88%) SOA Architect
10 4 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) Hibernate
1 36 (42.35%) JSF
2 34 (40.00%) JPA
3 32 (37.65%) Apache CXF
4 25 (29.41%) Drools
5 21 (24.71%) RichFaces
6 20 (23.53%) HTML
7 19 (22.35%) CSS
8 18 (21.18%) Web Services
9 14 (16.47%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.94%) .NET
11 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.76%) HTML5
11 10 (11.76%) jQuery
11 10 (11.76%) React
11 10 (11.76%) RESTful
12 9 (10.59%) .NET Framework
12 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
13 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (8.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) iPad
2 8 (9.41%) User Experience
3 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.24%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.53%) VLE
7 1 (1.18%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Physics
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) UML
2 39 (45.88%) SOA
2 39 (45.88%) Use Case
3 31 (36.47%) Data Modelling
4 30 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
5 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (34.12%) BPMN
6 24 (28.24%) TDD
7 20 (23.53%) Scrum
8 14 (16.47%) MVC
9 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.59%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (9.41%) OOD
11 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
13 6 (7.06%) Isomorphic JavaScript
13 6 (7.06%) OOP
13 6 (7.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 58 (68.24%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.29%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 9 (10.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.71%) C++
7 2 (2.35%) Ada
8 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
1 2 (2.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.18%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) Telerik
4 1 (1.18%) Wind River
4 1 (1.18%) Zend
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