Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 Programming (OOP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 122 125
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing OOP 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £298 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% -9.85% -30.53%
10th Percentile £287 £270 £256
90th Percentile £338 £321 £362
Scotland median daily rate £325 £348 £328
% change year-on-year -6.47% +6.11% -12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2454 1769 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.96% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1012 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 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 20 November 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 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) MCSD
1 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) QA
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SignalR
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework

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 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
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%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 1 (14.29%) 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%) UI Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 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%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
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%) 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%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Blog
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) ES6
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) TypeScript
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) Java
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 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Zend