The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 141 116
Rank change year-on-year +43 -25  
Contract jobs citing OOP 15 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.24% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £345 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £242 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +45.00% -38.46%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Scotland

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 11 £348 -0.71% 1
Edinburgh +25 4 £325 +12.06%
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OOP.

1 24 (88.89%) OO
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 18 (66.67%) .NET
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) Front End Development
7 10 (37.04%) User Experience
8 9 (33.33%) Adobe
8 9 (33.33%) Flash
8 9 (33.33%) Photoshop
8 9 (33.33%) XAML
8 9 (33.33%) Finance
8 9 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (33.33%) WPF
8 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
8 9 (33.33%) MVVM
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (22.22%) MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) CSS
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 4 (14.81%) HTML5
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (14.81%) CSS3
12 4 (14.81%) AngularJS

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Mule
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) MSTest
3 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Mockito
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
2 8 (29.63%) WPF Developer
3 4 (14.81%) UI Developer
3 4 (14.81%) UI/UX Developer
3 4 (14.81%) UX Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) Flash
3 9 (33.33%) WPF
4 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) Code First Entity Framework
8 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (11.11%) LINQ
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Front End Development
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) MVVM
4 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) SOLID
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) XAML
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase
4 1 (3.70%) Telerik
4 1 (3.70%) Zend