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 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 42 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing OO 32 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.56% 5.94% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 7.46% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £340 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
725 684 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.73% 79.72% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 311 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 48 (69.57%) Java
2 46 (66.67%) SQL
3 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (52.17%) UNIX
5 34 (49.28%) Finance
6 33 (47.83%) Spring
7 32 (46.38%) OOD
8 30 (43.48%) Relational Database
9 27 (39.13%) Sybase
10 26 (37.68%) RDBMS
11 25 (36.23%) SDLC
12 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (31.88%) Linux
13 22 (31.88%) JUnit
13 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
14 21 (30.43%) J2SE
14 21 (30.43%) JMS
15 20 (28.99%) DB2
15 20 (28.99%) Perl
16 17 (24.64%) CSS
17 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
17 16 (23.19%) Banking
18 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
19 14 (20.29%) XML
19 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
20 13 (18.84%) Oracle
20 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
21 12 (17.39%) C#
21 12 (17.39%) HTML
22 11 (15.94%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) CTI
1 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) Relational Database
2 26 (37.68%) RDBMS
3 20 (28.99%) DB2
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.80%) Big Data
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.45%) SQLite
7 1 (1.45%) KDB
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) JUnit
2 6 (8.70%) CruiseControl
3 5 (7.25%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.80%) NUnit
5 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.45%) QUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.45%) Grunt
7 1 (1.45%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.45%) WatiN
7 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) Moq
7 1 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Front Office
4 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (79.71%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) Lead Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Lead Java Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Leader
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (47.83%) Spring
2 21 (30.43%) J2SE
2 21 (30.43%) JMS
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
4 14 (20.29%) XML
5 12 (17.39%) HTML
6 11 (15.94%) .NET
7 9 (13.04%) iBATIS
8 8 (11.59%) XSLT
9 7 (10.14%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.14%) JSON
10 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.70%) Ajax
10 6 (8.70%) HTML5
10 6 (8.70%) CSS3
11 5 (7.25%) Drools
11 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (7.25%) WPF
11 5 (7.25%) JDBC
11 5 (7.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (10.14%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.90%) Equities
4 2 (2.90%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Animation
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) UNIX
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) OOD
3 25 (36.23%) SDLC
4 22 (31.88%) Software Engineering
5 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.04%) Database Tuning
6 9 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 8 (11.59%) MVC
8 7 (10.14%) OOP
8 7 (10.14%) Investment Management
9 6 (8.70%) Wealth Management
9 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.70%) BDD
9 6 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.25%) SOA
10 5 (7.25%) ETL
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) Java
2 46 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (28.99%) Perl
4 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
5 13 (18.84%) Shell Script
6 12 (17.39%) C#
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
8 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.80%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Sybase
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
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