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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 23 22 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Contract jobs citing OO 46 43 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.11% 6.83% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 10.36% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £330 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
587 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.95% 65.87% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 210 280
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -25.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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 67 (73.63%) Java
2 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 48 (52.75%) Relational Database
4 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
4 45 (49.45%) UNIX
5 42 (46.15%) Perl
6 40 (43.96%) Spring
7 37 (40.66%) CSS
8 29 (31.87%) Banking
8 29 (31.87%) Finance
9 28 (30.77%) JMS
9 28 (30.77%) Oracle
10 27 (29.67%) Linux
11 26 (28.57%) JSP
12 25 (27.47%) MVC
13 24 (26.37%) PL/SQL
13 24 (26.37%) J2EE
13 24 (26.37%) XML
14 23 (25.27%) DB2
15 22 (24.18%) RDBMS
16 21 (23.08%) Ajax
16 21 (23.08%) Struts
16 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
16 21 (23.08%) Selenium
16 21 (23.08%) Spring Web Flow
17 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
17 20 (21.98%) Web Application Development
18 19 (20.88%) GWT
18 19 (20.88%) Spring MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.59%) Apache
3 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) CMS
3 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.40%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.10%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
1 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.75%) Relational Database
2 23 (25.27%) DB2
3 22 (24.18%) RDBMS
4 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.59%) MySQL
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.10%) KDB
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.10%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Selenium
2 19 (20.88%) CruiseControl
3 9 (9.89%) JUnit
4 4 (4.40%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.20%) NCrunch
6 2 (2.20%) Hudson
6 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
7 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
1 29 (31.87%) Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Front Office
3 2 (2.20%) Back Office
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (96.70%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.49%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.40%) WPF Developer
8 3 (3.30%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Designer
9 2 (2.20%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.20%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.20%) HTML Developer
10 1 (1.10%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.10%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.10%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) Spring
2 37 (40.66%) CSS
3 28 (30.77%) JMS
4 26 (28.57%) JSP
5 24 (26.37%) J2EE
5 24 (26.37%) XML
6 21 (23.08%) Ajax
6 21 (23.08%) Struts
6 21 (23.08%) Spring Web Flow
7 19 (20.88%) GWT
7 19 (20.88%) JDBC
7 19 (20.88%) XSLT
7 19 (20.88%) iBATIS
7 19 (20.88%) Spring MVC
8 14 (15.38%) HTML
8 14 (15.38%) jQuery
9 11 (12.09%) .NET
9 11 (12.09%) Web Services
10 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
10 8 (8.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.89%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.59%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.49%) Derivative
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) User Experience
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.20%) Animation
7 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.20%) DataPower
7 2 (2.20%) Clustering
8 1 (1.10%) SCORM
8 1 (1.10%) Equities
8 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) UNIX
2 27 (29.67%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) MVC
3 20 (21.98%) Unit Testing
3 20 (21.98%) Web Application Development
4 16 (17.58%) OOD
5 15 (16.48%) TDD
6 14 (15.38%) OOP
6 14 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (14.29%) SOA
8 10 (10.99%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.59%) Database Tuning
10 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.49%) UML
12 4 (4.40%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.40%) BDD
13 3 (3.30%) Scrum
13 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (73.63%) Java
2 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
4 42 (46.15%) Perl
5 24 (26.37%) PL/SQL
6 19 (20.88%) Shell Script
7 16 (17.58%) C#
8 6 (6.59%) Scala
9 5 (5.49%) C++
10 2 (2.20%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) XAML
10 2 (2.20%) Jython
10 2 (2.20%) Groovy
10 2 (2.20%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) VBA
11 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 16 (17.58%) Sybase
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.40%) Adobe
5 3 (3.30%) Twitter
6 2 (2.20%) Kony
6 2 (2.20%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) Yahoo!
6 2 (2.20%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.10%) OpenLink
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