The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 75 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.72% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.88% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £334 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
OOP
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
735 1248 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 82.16% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 615 623
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.51 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.39% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Delphi
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

OOP
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Delphi
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle