Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 173 165
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing OOP 58 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.10% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 16
Scotland median daily rate £385 £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -6.47% +4.12%
10th Percentile £325 £296 £264
90th Percentile £545 £387 £485
UK median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £44.27 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -11.11% -1.64% +125.37%

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 4,614 4,224 3,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.90% 85.39% 84.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,500 2,388 2,153
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £250
90th Percentile £551 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 107 96
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +17.07% -3.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.15 £9.69
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.35% +2.22% +2.27%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -1 32 £456 +31.29% 14
Edinburgh +13 25 £385 +18.46% 13
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 53 (91.38%) OO
2 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) Finance
4 26 (44.83%) HTML
4 26 (44.83%) Java
5 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
6 22 (37.93%) HTML5
7 21 (36.21%) CSS
8 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
9 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
9 19 (32.76%) React
9 19 (32.76%) Spring Boot
10 18 (31.03%) JIRA
10 18 (31.03%) Selenium
11 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
11 17 (29.31%) Redux
12 16 (27.59%) ES6
12 16 (27.59%) Regression Testing
13 15 (25.86%) Scrum
13 15 (25.86%) SOAP
13 15 (25.86%) Spring
13 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (24.14%) Analytics
14 14 (24.14%) Python
15 12 (20.69%) SQL
15 12 (20.69%) Oracle
15 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
15 12 (20.69%) Front Office
15 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (20.69%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Simulink
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) AquaLogic BPM
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) npm
2 4 (6.90%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Jenkins
2 18 (31.03%) JIRA
2 18 (31.03%) Selenium
3 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
4 12 (20.69%) FitNesse
5 6 (10.34%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.90%) JUnit
6 4 (6.90%) Maven
6 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (5.17%) webpack
8 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.72%) Grunt
9 1 (1.72%) gulp
9 1 (1.72%) Xcode
General
1 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Front Office
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Avionics
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (13.79%) UI Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
5 7 (12.07%) React Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Applications Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) HTML
2 22 (37.93%) HTML5
3 21 (36.21%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) React
4 19 (32.76%) Spring Boot
5 17 (29.31%) Redux
6 15 (25.86%) SOAP
6 15 (25.86%) Spring
7 12 (20.69%) CSS3
7 12 (20.69%) Enzyme
7 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
7 12 (20.69%) Jest
8 9 (15.52%) .NET
9 8 (13.79%) Apache Camel
9 8 (13.79%) Apache MINA
9 8 (13.79%) JMS
9 8 (13.79%) XML
10 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.07%) Web Services
11 6 (10.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (13.79%) Reference Data
4 6 (10.34%) User Experience
5 4 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.90%) Derivative
5 4 (6.90%) Equities
6 3 (5.17%) DataPower
6 3 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (3.45%) Fintech
8 1 (1.72%) Animation
8 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.72%) DTCC
8 1 (1.72%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
1 5 (8.62%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) OO
2 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Test Automation
4 19 (32.76%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (27.59%) Regression Testing
6 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (25.86%) Scrum
7 14 (24.14%) Analytics
8 11 (18.97%) ETL
8 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.24%) Release Management
10 9 (15.52%) Software Delivery
11 8 (13.79%) BPMN
11 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.79%) Microservices
12 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Kanban
12 6 (10.34%) UML
12 6 (10.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) ES6
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) C#
7 8 (13.79%) XPath
8 6 (10.34%) TypeScript
9 5 (8.62%) PHP
10 4 (6.90%) C
10 4 (6.90%) C++
10 4 (6.90%) Java 8
11 3 (5.17%) Ruby
12 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.72%) Scala
13 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.72%) VB
13 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISEB
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Ansible
1 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) CA
3 3 (5.17%) IBM