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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
OO
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
38 64 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 88.37% 77.11% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 32
Median daily rate £395 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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