The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 10 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 7.69% - 10.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% - 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.34% -5.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 89.74% 60.00% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Dundee region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Dundee region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee region citing OO also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree