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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +14.64%

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
51 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.47% 75.41% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 22
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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

OO
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Livingston - 1 - - 1
OO
Scotland

OO
Top 17 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for OO.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle