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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 96 127 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Contract jobs citing OOP 12 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.14% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £375 £326 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £357 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.22% +0.64%  

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 1468 2160 2380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.74% 83.33% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1211 1313
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +1 6 £213 -41.78% 2
Edinburgh +21 3 £425 +47.82% 3
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (88.24%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
5 5 (29.41%) User Experience
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Blend
5 5 (29.41%) MVVM
5 5 (29.41%) XAML
5 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) Adobe
5 5 (29.41%) Flash
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) Subversion
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint

OOP
Top Related 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) MSTest
4 2 (11.76%) NUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (5.88%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) WPF Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UI Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UX Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) Flash
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
4 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Kafka
5 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) Front End Development
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SOLID
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) XAML
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Adobe
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle