Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 154 171
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +8
Contract jobs citing OOP 21 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 15
Scotland median daily rate £325 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +9.09% -16.19%
10th Percentile £278 £275 £252
90th Percentile £403 £533 £440
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £27.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.60% -27.33% -6.25%

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 4,170 3,158 4,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.98% 83.92% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,452 1,867 2,375
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 77 63
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%
10th Percentile £12.06 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.60 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -8 13 £413 +5.10% 9
Edinburgh -36 5 £325 +1.96% 4
West Lothian - 1 £288 -
OOP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 13 (61.90%) OO
2 11 (52.38%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) OOD
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
7 6 (28.57%) User Experience
7 6 (28.57%) SDLC
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (23.81%) Unix
8 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 5 (23.81%) MVC
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) XAML
9 4 (19.05%) Adobe
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Neo4j
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) OrientDB
2 2 (9.52%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Blend
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) UI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (14.29%) UX Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Scala Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Core
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
4 4 (19.05%) REST
4 4 (19.05%) SignalR
4 4 (19.05%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) WPF
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) Flash
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) JSON
5 3 (14.29%) JSP
5 3 (14.29%) OSGi
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
4 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) Blog
4 2 (9.52%) Derivative
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.76%) Animation
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) OOD
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 6 (28.57%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) MVVM
7 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Use Case
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (9.52%) API Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
9 2 (9.52%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) XAML
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 2 (9.52%) ES6
8 2 (9.52%) Scala
8 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
8 2 (9.52%) XPath
9 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) MCSD
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Infragistics