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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 25 23 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +33
Contract jobs citing OO 41 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.77% 5.65% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.24% 8.46% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
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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
566 402 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.61% 66.78% 71.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 186 277
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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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 26 November 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 26 November 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 64 (69.57%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.09%) SQL
3 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (47.83%) Relational Database
5 41 (44.57%) UNIX
6 39 (42.39%) Spring
7 38 (41.30%) Perl
8 37 (40.22%) CSS
9 31 (33.70%) Finance
10 26 (28.26%) Banking
10 26 (28.26%) JMS
11 25 (27.17%) Linux
11 25 (27.17%) Oracle
12 24 (26.09%) XML
13 23 (25.00%) DB2
14 22 (23.91%) JSP
14 22 (23.91%) J2EE
14 22 (23.91%) RDBMS
14 22 (23.91%) Ajax
15 21 (22.83%) MVC
15 21 (22.83%) PL/SQL
16 20 (21.74%) OOD
16 20 (21.74%) XSLT
17 19 (20.65%) jQuery
18 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
18 18 (19.57%) Selenium
18 18 (19.57%) Spring Web Flow
18 18 (19.57%) HTML
18 18 (19.57%) Struts

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.70%) CMS
3 6 (6.52%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.35%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.17%) JBoss
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.09%) Drupal
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Endur
2 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
1 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) Relational Database
2 23 (25.00%) DB2
3 22 (23.91%) RDBMS
4 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) MySQL
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.09%) SSDT
8 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Selenium
2 16 (17.39%) CruiseControl
3 9 (9.78%) JUnit
4 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.17%) Hudson
6 2 (2.17%) NCrunch
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 26 (28.26%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Front Office
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (95.65%) Developer
2 44 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Database Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (5.43%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.26%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.26%) WPF Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Designer
9 2 (2.17%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.17%) Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.09%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) Spring
2 37 (40.22%) CSS
3 26 (28.26%) JMS
4 24 (26.09%) XML
5 22 (23.91%) JSP
5 22 (23.91%) J2EE
5 22 (23.91%) Ajax
6 20 (21.74%) XSLT
7 19 (20.65%) jQuery
8 18 (19.57%) Spring Web Flow
8 18 (19.57%) HTML
8 18 (19.57%) Struts
9 16 (17.39%) GWT
9 16 (17.39%) iBATIS
9 16 (17.39%) Spring MVC
9 16 (17.39%) JDBC
10 14 (15.22%) Web Services
11 12 (13.04%) .NET
12 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
13 9 (9.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.78%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (4.35%) Social Network
4 4 (4.35%) Derivative
4 4 (4.35%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.26%) User Experience
6 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) DataPower
6 2 (2.17%) Clustering
7 1 (1.09%) SCORM
7 1 (1.09%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.57%) UNIX
2 25 (27.17%) Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) MVC
3 20 (21.74%) OOD
4 17 (18.48%) Unit Testing
4 17 (18.48%) Web Application Development
5 15 (16.30%) TDD
6 14 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (13.04%) OOP
7 12 (13.04%) SOA
8 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.61%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.52%) Database Tuning
10 6 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.52%) UML
10 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.35%) BDD
13 3 (3.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (69.57%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 47 (51.09%) SQL
3 38 (41.30%) Perl
4 21 (22.83%) PL/SQL
5 17 (18.48%) C#
6 16 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Scala
8 4 (4.35%) XPath
9 3 (3.26%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (2.17%) Jython
11 1 (1.09%) XAML
11 1 (1.09%) Python
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 16 (17.39%) Sybase
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) Adobe
4 3 (3.26%) Twitter
5 2 (2.17%) Kony
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
5 2 (2.17%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.09%) Sencha