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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 72 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.57% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) PHP
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) XSL
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) PHP5
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
6 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Flex Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (13.33%) XSL
4 2 (13.33%) Flash
4 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) JSON
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Yii
5 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Android Development
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft