Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 165 172
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing OOP 18 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 19
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £296 £265 £241
90th Percentile £387 £495 £480
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +4.71% +9.68% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £20.30
% change year-on-year - +121.67% -46.58%

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 4239 3603 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.52% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2113 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 103
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.95 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -10 11 £348 -3.47% 1
Edinburgh -10 7 £325 +9.24%
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for OOP.

1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 7 (38.89%) User Experience
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) XAML
6 5 (27.78%) Adobe
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) MVVM
6 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) WPF
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 4 (22.22%) Use Case
7 4 (22.22%) QA

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 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) IaaS
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Mockito
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) UI Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Development Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) UI/UX Developer
3 4 (22.22%) UX Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) Flash
4 4 (22.22%) SignalR
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (11.11%) Blog
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Animation
5 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) MVVM
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (22.22%) OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) XAML
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) ES6
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 2 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) MCSD
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Avaya
3 2 (11.11%) Infragistics
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Zend