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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 68 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing OOD 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.091% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +4.89%
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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
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) Use Case
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) UML
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) JBoss
7 3 (27.27%) JSF
7 3 (27.27%) Java EE
8 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 2 (18.18%) J2EE
8 2 (18.18%) BPMN
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 1 (9.09%) Apache CXF
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) JSF
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Apache CXF
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (81.82%) Use Case
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) BPMN
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle