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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 28 25 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +35
Contract jobs citing OO 51 44 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.94% 6.24% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 8.82% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +68.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.81 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -8.75%
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Scotland

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
667 499 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.65% 70.78% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 281 286
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 2014, 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 62 (64.58%) Java
2 52 (54.17%) SQL
3 43 (44.79%) UNIX
4 42 (43.75%) Perl
5 41 (42.71%) Relational Database
6 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 36 (37.50%) Linux
7 34 (35.42%) CSS
8 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (31.25%) C#
10 29 (30.21%) Banking
10 29 (30.21%) Spring
11 27 (28.13%) Finance
12 25 (26.04%) .NET
13 24 (25.00%) JMS
14 23 (23.96%) XML
14 23 (23.96%) Oracle
14 23 (23.96%) JSP
15 22 (22.92%) OOD
16 21 (21.88%) J2EE
16 21 (21.88%) MVC
16 21 (21.88%) Unit Testing
17 20 (20.83%) PL/SQL
17 20 (20.83%) XSLT
18 19 (19.79%) Sybase
19 18 (18.75%) DB2
19 18 (18.75%) Struts
19 18 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 18 (18.75%) Ajax
19 18 (18.75%) iBATIS

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 16 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.08%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.04%) Mule
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) Lync
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.04%) MS Project
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.04%) Endur
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) LAN
1 1 (1.04%) WAN
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.71%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.75%) DB2
3 15 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.29%) KDB
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.13%) MySQL
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 16 (16.67%) Selenium
2 11 (11.46%) JUnit
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.08%) Hudson
6 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (30.21%) Banking
2 27 (28.13%) Finance
3 12 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (3.13%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (96.88%) Developer
2 39 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Database Developer
6 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.29%) WPF Developer
7 4 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.13%) Designer
9 2 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.08%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) CSS
2 29 (30.21%) Spring
3 25 (26.04%) .NET
4 24 (25.00%) JMS
5 23 (23.96%) JSP
5 23 (23.96%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) J2EE
7 20 (20.83%) XSLT
8 18 (18.75%) Struts
8 18 (18.75%) Ajax
8 18 (18.75%) iBATIS
8 18 (18.75%) Spring MVC
9 16 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
9 16 (16.67%) GWT
9 16 (16.67%) JDBC
10 15 (15.63%) HTML
11 13 (13.54%) jQuery
12 12 (12.50%) Web Services
13 11 (11.46%) WPF
14 9 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (11.46%) Derivative
3 7 (7.29%) Equities
3 7 (7.29%) Hedge funds
4 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.21%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (5.21%) Animation
6 2 (2.08%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.04%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.79%) UNIX
2 36 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) OOD
3 21 (21.88%) MVC
3 21 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 17 (17.71%) OOP
4 17 (17.71%) Web Application Development
5 12 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (12.50%) SOA
6 9 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.38%) TDD
7 7 (7.29%) MVVM
8 6 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.21%) UML
9 5 (5.21%) Scrum
9 5 (5.21%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Database Tuning
10 4 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 62 (64.58%) Java
2 52 (54.17%) SQL
3 42 (43.75%) Perl
4 36 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 30 (31.25%) C#
6 20 (20.83%) PL/SQL
7 16 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 12 (12.50%) C++
9 10 (10.42%) Python
10 8 (8.33%) Scala
11 5 (5.21%) PHP
11 5 (5.21%) XAML
12 2 (2.08%) Jython
12 2 (2.08%) Groovy
12 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.04%) VB
13 1 (1.04%) VBA
13 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Oracle
2 19 (19.79%) Sybase
3 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.29%) Adobe
5 3 (3.13%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Informatica
6 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.04%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.04%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.04%) Zend
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) Progress
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
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