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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 36 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing OO 31 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.88% 6.39% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 8.46% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 7
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£425 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £351
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 £37.25 £35.43 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -9.16%
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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
652 473 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.50% 75.56% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 237 343
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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

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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 4 March 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 4 March 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 47 (65.28%) Java
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 38 (52.78%) SQL
4 36 (50.00%) Spring
5 32 (44.44%) CSS
6 31 (43.06%) Relational Database
7 29 (40.28%) UNIX
8 24 (33.33%) Perl
8 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 23 (31.94%) OOD
9 23 (31.94%) Finance
10 22 (30.56%) HTML
10 22 (30.56%) Linux
11 20 (27.78%) Oracle
12 19 (26.39%) Banking
13 18 (25.00%) DB2
13 18 (25.00%) JMS
13 18 (25.00%) jQuery
14 17 (23.61%) Web Services
15 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 15 (20.83%) Sybase
16 15 (20.83%) PL/SQL
17 14 (19.44%) Hibernate
17 14 (19.44%) Ajax
17 14 (19.44%) HTML5
18 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (18.06%) MVC
18 13 (18.06%) C#
18 13 (18.06%) XML

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.11%) CMS
3 7 (9.72%) Apache
3 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.72%) IIS
3 7 (9.72%) GlassFish
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.94%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.78%) FileNet
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS Project
1 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
1 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) Relational Database
2 24 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 18 (25.00%) DB2
4 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 12 (16.67%) MySQL
6 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) JUnit
1 9 (12.50%) Selenium
2 6 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.94%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) JSUnit
4 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
4 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 19 (26.39%) Banking
3 6 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (86.11%) Developer
2 31 (43.06%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Designer
5 6 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 6 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Designer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.17%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.00%) Spring
2 32 (44.44%) CSS
3 22 (30.56%) HTML
4 18 (25.00%) JMS
4 18 (25.00%) jQuery
5 17 (23.61%) Web Services
6 14 (19.44%) Hibernate
6 14 (19.44%) Ajax
6 14 (19.44%) HTML5
7 13 (18.06%) XML
7 13 (18.06%) JSP
8 12 (16.67%) .NET
9 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.28%) CSS3
10 10 (13.89%) XSLT
11 9 (12.50%) J2EE
11 9 (12.50%) Java EE
12 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 8 (11.11%) Spring Web Flow
12 8 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (6.94%) Web 2.0
3 4 (5.56%) Social Network
4 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) DataPower
5 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) UNIX
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) OOD
3 13 (18.06%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (18.06%) MVC
4 11 (15.28%) TDD
4 11 (15.28%) Waterfall
5 10 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.89%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) SOA
6 9 (12.50%) UML
6 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 6 (8.33%) Database Tuning
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Use Case
10 4 (5.56%) BDD
10 4 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (65.28%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 38 (52.78%) SQL
3 24 (33.33%) Perl
4 15 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 13 (18.06%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.94%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.94%) Jython
7 5 (6.94%) Groovy
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
9 2 (2.78%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Sybase
3 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Kony
5 2 (2.78%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Sencha