Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 29 29 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.25% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.45% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 43
Median daily rate £410 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +3.36% -8.94%
10th Percentile £311 £330 £333
90th Percentile £538 £471 £600
Scotland median daily rate £410 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +7.54% -4.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.36% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.37% - -

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 1,113 1,994 2,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.71% 86.17% 88.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 1,077 1,548
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £252 £292 £297
90th Percentile £600 £594 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00% +84.21%
10th Percentile £17.60 £11.14 £15.11
90th Percentile £51.50 £45.73 £105.45
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.31 £21.62
% change year-on-year +39.41% +7.85% -16.87%

OO
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for OO in Edinburgh

OO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OO in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

OO
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing OO in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for OO in Edinburgh

OO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OO in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for OO in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) MySQL
6 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 6 (20.69%) WordPress
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) OO PHP
6 6 (20.69%) React
6 6 (20.69%) PHP 7
6 6 (20.69%) Public Sector
7 5 (17.24%) Redux
7 5 (17.24%) Docker
7 5 (17.24%) Node.js
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Delphi
8 4 (13.79%) C++
8 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD

OO
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 6 (20.69%) WordPress
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 6 (20.69%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
2 6 (20.69%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Delphi Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (13.79%) React Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) React
3 5 (17.24%) Node.js
3 5 (17.24%) Redux
4 4 (13.79%) GraphQL
4 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
4 4 (13.79%) Kafka
4 4 (13.79%) Kohana
4 4 (13.79%) Laravel
4 4 (13.79%) Vue.js
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Core Animation
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Animation
1 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) OO PHP
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) API Integration
5 4 (13.79%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Microservices
5 4 (13.79%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) UML
5 4 (13.79%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) OOP
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
4 6 (20.69%) PHP 7
5 5 (17.24%) Delphi
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.79%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.45%) ES6
7 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM