Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 16 January 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 Programming (OOP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 130 101
Rank change year-on-year +23 -29 +28
Contract jobs citing OOP 28 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +9.24% -10.86%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £270
90th Percentile £450 £338 £321
Scotland median daily rate £393 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +6.44% +5.36% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 - -

OOP 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 2,311 2,509 1,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.04% 87.09% 85.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,187 1,456 916
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £266
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 33
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.00% +31.44%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.25 £14.09
90th Percentile £44.50 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +15.48% -7.69% +8.33%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Edinburgh

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Edinburgh

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Edinburgh

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 25 (89.29%) OO
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Spring
5 7 (25.00%) Banking
5 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (21.43%) UML
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) C++
7 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) OOD
7 5 (17.86%) JSON
7 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
8 4 (14.29%) Ansible
8 4 (14.29%) Terraform
8 4 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

OOP
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:

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) npm
3 2 (7.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Avionics
3 2 (7.14%) Front Office
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Java EE
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (14.29%) Thymeleaf
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) Redux
7 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.14%) Akka
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) Laravel
7 2 (7.14%) React
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Animation
2 1 (3.57%) DataPower
2 1 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (21.43%) UML
5 5 (17.86%) OOD
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) Validation
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) SEO
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) TypeScript
5 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.71%) Java 8
6 3 (10.71%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) ES6
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.57%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) CA
3 1 (3.57%) IBM