The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 72 86 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.35% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.43% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £450 £394 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £331 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.73
% change year-on-year
- +11.19%
OOD
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
836 1410 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.93% 82.46% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 751 536
Median daily rate £388 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (37.50%) Java EE
5 9 (37.50%) Spring
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
6 8 (33.33%) Node.js
7 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
7 7 (29.17%) RESTful
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (25.00%) Struts
8 6 (25.00%) JBoss
8 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (25.00%) Middleware
8 6 (25.00%) webMethods
8 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (25.00%) Open Source
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps

OOD
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 6 (25.00%) JBoss
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.50%) GeoServer
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (12.50%) GIS
2 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) QGIS
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Hudson
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (12.50%) Bower
4 3 (12.50%) DBeaver
4 3 (12.50%) gulp
5 2 (8.33%) Xcode
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Maven
6 1 (4.17%) NuGet
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) GIS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 2 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Java EE
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (33.33%) Node.js
3 7 (29.17%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (25.00%) Middleware
4 6 (25.00%) Struts
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.67%) Express
5 4 (16.67%) hapi
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) Sass
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) Flask
6 3 (12.50%) OpenLayers
6 3 (12.50%) PostGIS
6 3 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) iPad
3 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.33%) iPhone
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) OO
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 3 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Service Design
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Workflow Management
9 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (25.00%) webMethods
2 3 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase