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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 42 27 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing OO 24 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.17% 6.11% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 8.22% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.25%
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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
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

OO
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

OO
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

OO
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 46 (67.65%) Java
2 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (48.53%) Spring
5 31 (45.59%) Relational Database
6 30 (44.12%) CSS
7 28 (41.18%) UNIX
8 24 (35.29%) Perl
9 22 (32.35%) Finance
10 20 (29.41%) Banking
10 20 (29.41%) Oracle
10 20 (29.41%) Linux
10 20 (29.41%) OOD
10 20 (29.41%) RDBMS
11 19 (27.94%) HTML
12 18 (26.47%) JMS
12 18 (26.47%) jQuery
13 16 (23.53%) PL/SQL
14 15 (22.06%) DB2
14 15 (22.06%) XML
14 15 (22.06%) Ajax
15 14 (20.59%) MVC
15 14 (20.59%) JSP
15 14 (20.59%) Web Services
16 12 (17.65%) XSLT
16 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 12 (17.65%) Sybase
16 12 (17.65%) J2EE
16 12 (17.65%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.29%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) GlassFish
3 6 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Umbraco
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.94%) Drupal
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) JBoss
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.47%) FileNet
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.47%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
1 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) Relational Database
2 20 (29.41%) RDBMS
3 15 (22.06%) DB2
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 10 (14.71%) MySQL
6 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.47%) SSDT
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Selenium
2 8 (11.76%) CruiseControl
3 7 (10.29%) JUnit
4 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.47%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Front Office
5 2 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Database Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Designer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Designer
9 2 (2.94%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.47%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) Spring
2 30 (44.12%) CSS
3 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 18 (26.47%) JMS
4 18 (26.47%) jQuery
5 15 (22.06%) XML
5 15 (22.06%) Ajax
6 14 (20.59%) JSP
6 14 (20.59%) Web Services
7 12 (17.65%) XSLT
7 12 (17.65%) J2EE
7 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 11 (16.18%) HTML5
9 10 (14.71%) Spring Web Flow
9 10 (14.71%) .NET
9 10 (14.71%) Struts
10 9 (13.24%) CSS3
11 8 (11.76%) GWT
11 8 (11.76%) Spring MVC
11 8 (11.76%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.88%) Social Network
3 4 (5.88%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.94%) DataPower
5 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Equities
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) UNIX
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) OOD
3 14 (20.59%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) TDD
4 11 (16.18%) SOA
4 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.24%) UML
6 9 (13.24%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
7 8 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.35%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.88%) Use Case
10 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 4 (5.88%) BDD
10 4 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (67.65%) Java
2 37 (54.41%) JavaScript
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Perl
4 16 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 11 (16.18%) C#
6 8 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.88%) XPath
8 4 (5.88%) Groovy
8 4 (5.88%) Jython
9 3 (4.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
11 1 (1.47%) Python
11 1 (1.47%) VBA
11 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Sybase
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Kony
5 2 (2.94%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter
6 1 (1.47%) Sencha
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