The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 82 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
951 730 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.47% 71.36% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 355 333
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOP
Scotland

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Edinburgh region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Edinburgh region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) PHP
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Graphic Design
6 3 (27.27%) JSON
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Android Development
6 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
6 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) NCrunch
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) NCrunch
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) UI Developer
4 3 (27.27%) UI Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Graphic Design
1 3 (27.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL