Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 128 122
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing OOP 24 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £385 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +9.24% -9.85%
10th Percentile £335 £287 £270
90th Percentile £481 £338 £321
Scotland median daily rate £385 £325 £348
% change year-on-year +18.46% -6.47% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 - -

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 2,535 2,480 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.76% 85.25% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,293 1,443 1,048
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +6.33% +11.20%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £46.01
Scotland median hourly rate £24.75 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -1.18%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018, 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 20 (83.33%) OO
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) UML
7 6 (25.00%) SOAP
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Web Development
7 6 (25.00%) Java EE
7 6 (25.00%) JSON
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (25.00%) HTML5
7 6 (25.00%) TypeScript
7 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (25.00%) Microservices
7 6 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 5 (20.83%) Redux
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) C#

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 2 (8.33%) Simulink
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) npm
2 4 (16.67%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.67%) JUnit
1 4 (16.67%) Maven
1 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (8.33%) Avionics
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Applications Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
8 1 (4.17%) VBA Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) Java EE
2 6 (25.00%) JSON
2 6 (25.00%) SOAP
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) Redux
4 4 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (16.67%) Akka
4 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (16.67%) Kafka
4 4 (16.67%) React
4 4 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 4 (16.67%) WPF
4 4 (16.67%) Zuul
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 4 (16.67%) Equities
2 3 (12.50%) DataPower
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Microservices
3 6 (25.00%) UML
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.67%) SOLID
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) ES6
5 4 (16.67%) Java 8
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.17%) PHP 7
8 1 (4.17%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) CA
2 3 (12.50%) IBM