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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.068% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.082% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £319 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £339
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +22.95%

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
718 1225 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.77% 83.16% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 644 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore