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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 142 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.63% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.80% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 16
Median daily rate £320 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
2482 2378 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.98% 79.21% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1288 1089
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 25
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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
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 4 May 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
Edinburgh - 3 £289 - 3
Glasgow +5 2 £350 +12.00% 5
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Ember.js
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (20.00%) Laravel
7 3 (20.00%) 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Bower
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) gulp
2 1 (6.67%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) Protractor
2 1 (6.67%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) GIS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS3
2 7 (46.67%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
5 4 (26.67%) RESTful
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Ember.js
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) Laravel
6 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOD
3 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (6.67%) Delphi
7 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
7 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) HP
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