The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 143 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.57% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.70% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Median daily rate £350 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £48.75 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.06%
OOP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2440 2413 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.70% 80.30% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1226 1181
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OOP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 £350 - 7
Edinburgh 0 1 £290 - 2
Dundee - 1 £210 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OOP.

1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (11.11%) Protractor
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Games Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) LINQ
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Delphi
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP