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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%

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
681 1166 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.77% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 605 565
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) GIS
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
7 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
7 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 2 (18.18%) TDD
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
7 2 (18.18%) Xcode
7 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
7 2 (18.18%) WinForms
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Publishing

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 2 (18.18%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Hudson
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) NuGet
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Xcode
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) GIS Architect
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Developer
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow Management
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Apple Swift
3 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
1 2 (18.18%) DevExpress