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 3 months to 22 June 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 Programming (OOP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.15% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +45.00% -36.84%  

OOP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1005 1160 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.68% 85.36% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 642
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing OOP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
4 2 (28.57%) MSTest
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) MSTest
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Hybris Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Hybris Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) NumPy
3 1 (14.29%) SciPy
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Yii
3 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Zend