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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOD 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+23.98% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1065 885 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.40% 71.83% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 464 202
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Sybase
6 1 (12.50%) DB2
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Artifactory
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Xcode
3 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Android Development
5 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Google