The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 87 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £363 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.90 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.39% +6.33%
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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
1043 846 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 70.27% 66.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 446 313
Average daily rate £396 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £6.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Scala