Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 24 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 Design (OOD)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 106 121
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.96% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +20.00% -15.49%
10th Percentile £374 £290 £263
90th Percentile £467 £558 £499
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £46.13 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -29.04% -

OOD 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 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
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 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Edinburgh

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Edinburgh

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) MCSD
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) IaaS
3 4 (57.14%) SignalR
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Core
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software

OOD
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 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Development Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Development Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Development Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Core
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
1 4 (57.14%) SignalR
2 2 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (28.57%) LESS
2 2 (28.57%) OAuth2
2 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (28.57%) React
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Blog
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) B2B
5 2 (28.57%) B2C
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ES6
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) MCSD
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft