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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.67% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.84% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 4
Median daily rate £360 £330 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £295 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £435 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-50.99% -18.37%
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
1630 2264 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.49% 79.41% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1193 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +4 5 £360 +9.09%
Edinburgh +12 1 - - 4
Dundee - 1 £300 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 18 (94.74%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Android
6 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Kendo UI
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) YouTrack
7 3 (15.79%) GitHub
7 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) YouTrack
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Grunt
4 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) Kendo UI
3 3 (15.79%) LINQ
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) JSP
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) Servlets
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Android Development
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Telerik
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