The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing OO 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +8.57%
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Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 73.44% 77.46% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 35
Average daily rate £388 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

OO
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

OO
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485

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Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++