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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 90 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £356 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £29.45 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+48.55% -15.85%
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
1161 1077 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.99% 79.90% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 596 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £22.50 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) Publishing
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) VLE
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) JUnit

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) GIS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
3 4 (36.36%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Swing
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik