The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 June 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 (OO)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 21
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 3.13% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.67 £41.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.20% +3.43%  

OO 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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29 30 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 93.55% 93.75% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 34
Median daily rate £400 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +14.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OO in West Lothian

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in West Lothian