The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 38 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 32 45 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.68% 5.82% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 7.65% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 588 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.92% 76.07% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 291 326
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 49 (66.22%) Java
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (51.35%) Spring
5 37 (50.00%) OOD
6 35 (47.30%) UNIX
6 35 (47.30%) Relational Database
7 32 (43.24%) Finance
8 31 (41.89%) RDBMS
9 30 (40.54%) Sybase
10 28 (37.84%) Linux
10 28 (37.84%) SDLC
11 26 (35.14%) CSS
12 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
13 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (28.38%) DB2
14 21 (28.38%) JUnit
14 21 (28.38%) JMS
15 20 (27.03%) Perl
15 20 (27.03%) Banking
15 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
16 19 (25.68%) J2SE
17 18 (24.32%) Oracle
18 16 (21.62%) .NET
18 16 (21.62%) C#
18 16 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (20.27%) HTML
19 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
19 15 (20.27%) XML
20 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) IIS
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.70%) FileNet
5 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) CTI
1 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (47.30%) Relational Database
2 31 (41.89%) RDBMS
3 21 (28.38%) DB2
4 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.81%) MySQL
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.41%) Big Data
8 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.35%) SQLite
9 1 (1.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) JUnit
2 6 (8.11%) CruiseControl
2 6 (8.11%) Selenium
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.41%) NUnit
5 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 3 (4.05%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (2.70%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) Hudson
7 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (43.24%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Front Office
4 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (85.14%) Developer
2 36 (48.65%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (9.46%) Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.05%) UI Programmer
10 2 (2.70%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Tester
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (51.35%) Spring
2 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 21 (28.38%) JMS
4 19 (25.68%) J2SE
5 16 (21.62%) .NET
6 15 (20.27%) HTML
6 15 (20.27%) XML
7 11 (14.86%) Web Services
7 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
7 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
8 10 (13.51%) JSP
9 9 (12.16%) JSON
10 8 (10.81%) XSLT
10 8 (10.81%) jQuery
10 8 (10.81%) HTML5
11 7 (9.46%) CSS3
11 7 (9.46%) Java EE
11 7 (9.46%) Ajax
12 6 (8.11%) NHibernate
12 6 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (10.81%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.05%) Equities
5 2 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.35%) Animation
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) UNIX
2 28 (37.84%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.00%) OOD
3 28 (37.84%) SDLC
4 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (18.92%) Unit Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Scrum
8 12 (16.22%) Database Tuning
9 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
9 11 (14.86%) TDD
9 11 (14.86%) SOA
10 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.16%) Investment Management
12 8 (10.81%) Use Case
12 8 (10.81%) UML
12 8 (10.81%) Wealth Management
12 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
13 7 (9.46%) MVC
13 7 (9.46%) BDD
14 6 (8.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (66.22%) Java
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.03%) Perl
5 16 (21.62%) C#
6 11 (14.86%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.46%) PHP
7 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.76%) Jython
8 5 (6.76%) Groovy
9 4 (5.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Sybase
2 18 (24.32%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
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Cathcart Associates
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Posted: 11 days ago