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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 89 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing OOD 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.52% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.65% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
- +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -4.48%
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
1161 1077 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.99% 79.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 596 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £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% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (36.36%) Express
5 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) iPad
5 4 (36.36%) Node.js
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
5 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
5 4 (36.36%) gulp
5 4 (36.36%) hapi
5 4 (36.36%) React
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) GIS

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) GIS
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) gulp
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (9.09%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) GIS Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Strategy Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) Express
1 4 (36.36%) hapi
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) React
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) PostGIS
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
1 4 (36.36%) iPad
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Software Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) ERP
7 1 (9.09%) SOA
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Wind River
1 1 (9.09%) Zend