The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 85 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £344 £331
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
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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
1276 989 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.45% 77.27% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 582 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Edinburgh region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Edinburgh region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Hudson
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) JBoss
7 1 (12.50%) Apache
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Military

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Bower
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) SWT
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) JFace
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ada
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware