Period
to 27 May 2018

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 6 months to 27 May 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 136 192
Rank change year-on-year -31 +56 -23
Contract jobs citing OOP 30 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.71% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.83% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Scotland median daily rate £475 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.28% +1.07% +3.70%
10th Percentile £298 £206 £247
90th Percentile £556 £438 £414
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.24% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -11.38% +11.33% -4.46%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,450 3,120 4,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.71% 85.36% 85.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,701 1,810 2,593
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £262 £250 £233
90th Percentile £550 £519 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 70 80
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £22.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.74% -38.19% +32.11%
10th Percentile £10.52 £11.30 £12.97
90th Percentile £61.25 £46.12 £45.10
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% +1.24% +19.05%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -20 21 £525 +50.00% 12
Edinburgh -31 6 £425 +13.33% 15
West Lothian - 1 £288 -
OOP
UK

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

1 26 (86.67%) OO
2 23 (76.67%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Spring
5 14 (46.67%) Python
6 12 (40.00%) XML
6 12 (40.00%) Oracle
7 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
7 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (36.67%) Scrum
7 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
8 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (33.33%) Linux
8 10 (33.33%) SOAP
8 10 (33.33%) HTML5
9 9 (30.00%) REST
9 9 (30.00%) Unix
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
10 8 (26.67%) Node.js
10 8 (26.67%) Open Source
10 8 (26.67%) JIRA
11 7 (23.33%) JSON
11 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
11 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
12 6 (20.00%) Apache
12 6 (20.00%) JMS

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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.67%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) AquaLogic BPM
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (13.33%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) OrientDB
6 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.67%) webpack
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) GitLab
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Mockito
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Spring
2 12 (40.00%) XML
3 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
3 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) HTML5
4 10 (33.33%) SOAP
5 9 (30.00%) REST
6 8 (26.67%) Node.js
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) JSON
8 6 (20.00%) Apache Camel
8 6 (20.00%) Apache MINA
8 6 (20.00%) JMS
9 5 (16.67%) CSS3
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) J2EE
10 4 (13.33%) jQuery
10 4 (13.33%) React
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (20.00%) Derivative
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (13.33%) Wiki
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (10.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.33%) Fintech
6 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) OO
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 10 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (26.67%) Open Source
6 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Kanban
7 5 (16.67%) OOD
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.33%) Software Architecture
9 3 (10.00%) API Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Python
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) XPath
5 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Scala
7 2 (6.67%) Java 8
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce