Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 80 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 +16
Contract jobs citing OO 43 40 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.47% 1.84% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.19% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 45
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +22.58% -6.06%
10th Percentile £317 £272 £263
90th Percentile £437 £538 £495
Scotland median daily rate £380 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.96% -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year - +7.73% -

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 2457 1826 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.26% 84.07% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1040 1388
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £521
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £48.38 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 27 (62.79%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) Web Services
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Spring
5 14 (32.56%) SQL
6 13 (30.23%) Oracle
7 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.91%) SOLID
8 11 (25.58%) RESTful
9 10 (23.26%) Use Case
9 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (23.26%) SOA
9 10 (23.26%) Domain Models
10 9 (20.93%) UML
10 9 (20.93%) TDD
10 9 (20.93%) JPA
11 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Apache CXF
11 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
11 8 (18.60%) JSF
11 8 (18.60%) C#
11 8 (18.60%) Wireframes
12 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
12 7 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (16.28%) Apache OpenJPA
12 7 (16.28%) RichFaces
13 6 (13.95%) BPMN

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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 7 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Bower
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) gulp
4 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.33%) Protractor
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Designer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Java Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) SOA Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) Spring
3 12 (27.91%) Hibernate
4 11 (25.58%) RESTful
5 9 (20.93%) JPA
6 8 (18.60%) Apache CXF
6 8 (18.60%) JSF
7 7 (16.28%) Apache OpenJPA
7 7 (16.28%) RichFaces
8 6 (13.95%) WinForms
9 5 (11.63%) CSS
9 5 (11.63%) HTML
10 4 (9.30%) .NET
11 3 (6.98%) Laravel
12 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.65%) J2EE
12 2 (4.65%) LAMP
12 2 (4.65%) Symfony
13 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
13 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) SOLID
3 10 (23.26%) Domain Models
3 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
3 10 (23.26%) SOA
3 10 (23.26%) Use Case
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) UML
5 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.60%) Wireframes
6 7 (16.28%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.95%) BPMN
7 6 (13.95%) Physical Data Model
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
10 3 (6.98%) OO PHP
10 3 (6.98%) OOD
10 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) PHP
5 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) ES6
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) Zend
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin