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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Contract jobs citing OOP 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £366 £351 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +27.04%

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
1462 2131 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.02% 82.60% 80.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1142 1258
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 4 - - 5
Edinburgh +25 3 £319 -5.55% 5
Aberdeen - 2 £366 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OOP.

1 15 (83.33%) OO
2 13 (72.22%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (16.67%) XAML
8 3 (16.67%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) Web Development
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) Adobe
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 3 (16.67%) Flash
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) GitHub

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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) IBM BigInsights
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) YouTrack
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) MSTest
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UI/UX Developer
4 2 (11.11%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Flash
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Kendo UI
4 3 (16.67%) LINQ
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) J2EE
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Front End Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) MVVM
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) XAML
4 2 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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