The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 62 67
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing OO 14 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.54% 2.04% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 2.47% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 8
Median daily rate £463 £550 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £424 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £615 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for OO.

1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 13 (39.39%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 8 (24.24%) Oracle
6 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 7 (21.21%) HTML5
7 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
7 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) VB
8 6 (18.18%) WinForms
8 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.18%) Subversion
8 6 (18.18%) JPA
8 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Secure Coding

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (15.15%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Maven
5 3 (9.09%) Selenium
5 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) Gradle
6 2 (6.06%) MSTest
6 2 (6.06%) NUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) Hudson
7 1 (3.03%) Mockito
7 1 (3.03%) NuGet
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (9.09%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
5 3 (9.09%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Instructor
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
2 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.21%) HTML5
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 6 (18.18%) JPA
3 6 (18.18%) WinForms
4 5 (15.15%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) J2EE
4 5 (15.15%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) Apache CXF
5 4 (12.12%) JSF
5 4 (12.12%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) REST
5 4 (12.12%) RichFaces
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
3 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) BDD
6 5 (15.15%) Change Control
6 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
6 5 (15.15%) Secure Coding
6 5 (15.15%) System Testing
7 4 (12.12%) BPMN
7 4 (12.12%) OOD
7 4 (12.12%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.12%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.06%) ES6
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
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