Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 115 125
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing OOP 17 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.88% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.99% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92% +10.17%
10th Percentile £363 £333 £290
90th Percentile £469 £550 £460
Scotland median daily rate £375 £413 £325
% change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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 1,868 2,637 2,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.76% 88.79% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 1,418 1,334
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +0.82%
10th Percentile £282 £273 £263
90th Percentile £594 £575 £563
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +57.63% +0.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £34.50 £44.27 £42.55
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% -21.05%

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 19 September 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 15 (88.24%) OO
2 14 (82.35%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Web Application Development
3 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (64.71%) Public Sector
4 9 (52.94%) Spring
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
6 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (41.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
8 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) SEO
8 3 (17.65%) Java 8
8 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
8 3 (17.65%) Minimum Viable Product
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Banking
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) C++
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science

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 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Mockito
General
1 11 (64.71%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 8 (47.06%) Spring Boot
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
6 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
6 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (5.88%) Core Animation
6 1 (5.88%) Core Data
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) JMX
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Animation
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) OO
2 11 (64.71%) Web Application Development
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 7 (41.18%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Java 8
2 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Apple
1 1 (5.88%) Informatica
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com