Period
to 25 August 2019

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 6 months to 25 August 2019 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
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 69 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 +22 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 47 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.10% 2.38% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.69% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £431 £429 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +10.65% -13.89%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £356
90th Percentile £476 £600 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.49% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,933 2,601 2,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.41% 88.32% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1,418 1,233
Edinburgh median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £282 £273 £263
90th Percentile £599 £563 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £18.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +1.41% +12.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.13 £43.39
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +18.42% -27.62% -27.08%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for OO.

1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
3 15 (31.91%) IBM
3 15 (31.91%) Banking
4 14 (29.79%) Finance
4 14 (29.79%) XML
4 14 (29.79%) UML
5 13 (27.66%) SOA
5 13 (27.66%) Spring
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
6 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
6 12 (25.53%) Public Sector
7 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (23.40%) Service Design
7 11 (23.40%) PowerDesigner
7 11 (23.40%) ERwin
7 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
7 11 (23.40%) OOP
7 11 (23.40%) Use Case
7 11 (23.40%) QA
8 9 (19.15%) RESTful
8 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.02%) SQL
9 8 (17.02%) Spring Boot
10 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
10 7 (14.89%) HTML
10 7 (14.89%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
11 6 (12.77%) Linux

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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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Drupal
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Azure
2 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Eclipse
2 11 (23.40%) ERwin
2 11 (23.40%) PowerDesigner
3 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) Subversion
6 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 3 (6.38%) Mockito
7 2 (4.26%) Ant
7 2 (4.26%) GitLab
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (31.91%) Banking
2 14 (29.79%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Pega Architect
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Angular Developer
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Machine Learning Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (2.13%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) XML
3 13 (27.66%) Spring
4 9 (19.15%) RESTful
5 8 (17.02%) Spring Boot
6 7 (14.89%) HTML
6 7 (14.89%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) CSS
7 5 (10.64%) Node.js
7 5 (10.64%) REST
8 3 (6.38%) HTML5
8 3 (6.38%) Java EE
8 3 (6.38%) JMX
8 3 (6.38%) JSON
8 3 (6.38%) React
9 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.26%) Java SE
9 2 (4.26%) jQuery
9 2 (4.26%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.13%) Animation
3 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) UML
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) SOA
3 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
3 11 (23.40%) OOP
3 11 (23.40%) Service Design
3 11 (23.40%) Use Case
4 7 (14.89%) Web Application Development
5 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.64%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) High Availability
7 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) Java 8
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) ABAP
7 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.13%) Kotlin
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) HNC
2 1 (2.13%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) IBM
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Pega
4 1 (2.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.13%) Informatica
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter