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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 27 22 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing OO 42 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.03% 6.48% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 9.64% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 4
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £271 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
551 415 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.05% 67.26% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 199 271
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 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 £25.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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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 21 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 21 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 65 (69.89%) Java
2 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
2 47 (50.54%) SQL
3 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (48.39%) Relational Database
5 43 (46.24%) UNIX
6 40 (43.01%) Spring
7 39 (41.94%) Perl
8 37 (39.78%) CSS
9 31 (33.33%) Finance
10 27 (29.03%) Banking
10 27 (29.03%) JMS
11 26 (27.96%) Linux
11 26 (27.96%) Oracle
12 24 (25.81%) XML
13 23 (24.73%) J2EE
13 23 (24.73%) JSP
13 23 (24.73%) DB2
13 23 (24.73%) MVC
14 22 (23.66%) PL/SQL
14 22 (23.66%) RDBMS
15 21 (22.58%) Ajax
16 19 (20.43%) XSLT
16 19 (20.43%) Struts
16 19 (20.43%) WebSphere
16 19 (20.43%) Selenium
16 19 (20.43%) Spring Web Flow
17 18 (19.35%) Unit Testing
17 18 (19.35%) Web Application Development
17 18 (19.35%) OOD

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 19 (20.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.45%) Apache
2 6 (6.45%) CMS
3 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 4 (4.30%) GlassFish
3 4 (4.30%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.08%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.08%) MS Project
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.08%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
1 3 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.39%) Relational Database
2 23 (24.73%) DB2
3 22 (23.66%) RDBMS
4 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.45%) MySQL
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.08%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Selenium
2 17 (18.28%) CruiseControl
3 9 (9.68%) JUnit
4 4 (4.30%) Maven
4 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) NCrunch
6 2 (2.15%) Hudson
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (29.03%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Front Office
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (95.70%) Developer
2 45 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.98%) Database Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (4.30%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.23%) DB2 Developer
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
8 3 (3.23%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.15%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.15%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.15%) Analyst
10 1 (1.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.01%) Spring
2 37 (39.78%) CSS
3 27 (29.03%) JMS
4 24 (25.81%) XML
5 23 (24.73%) J2EE
5 23 (24.73%) JSP
6 21 (22.58%) Ajax
7 19 (20.43%) XSLT
7 19 (20.43%) Struts
7 19 (20.43%) Spring Web Flow
8 17 (18.28%) GWT
8 17 (18.28%) jQuery
8 17 (18.28%) JDBC
8 17 (18.28%) HTML
8 17 (18.28%) iBATIS
8 17 (18.28%) Spring MVC
9 12 (12.90%) Web Services
10 10 (10.75%) .NET
10 10 (10.75%) Hibernate
10 10 (10.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (9.68%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (4.30%) Derivative
5 3 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.15%) Social Network
6 2 (2.15%) DataPower
6 2 (2.15%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.08%) Animation
7 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.08%) SCORM
7 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) UNIX
2 26 (27.96%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.73%) MVC
3 18 (19.35%) OOD
3 18 (19.35%) Unit Testing
3 18 (19.35%) Web Application Development
4 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 14 (15.05%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (13.98%) OOP
7 12 (12.90%) SOA
8 10 (10.75%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.53%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.45%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.45%) UML
10 6 (6.45%) Database Tuning
10 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.30%) BDD
13 3 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.89%) Java
2 47 (50.54%) JavaScript
2 47 (50.54%) SQL
3 39 (41.94%) Perl
4 22 (23.66%) PL/SQL
5 17 (18.28%) Shell Script
6 15 (16.13%) C#
7 5 (5.38%) Scala
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.15%) Jython
10 2 (2.15%) XPath
10 2 (2.15%) Groovy
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.08%) C
11 1 (1.08%) XAML
11 1 (1.08%) VBA
11 1 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) Sybase
3 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) Adobe
4 3 (3.23%) Twitter
5 2 (2.15%) Kony
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.15%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Sencha
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) OpenLink