The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 24 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Contract jobs citing OO 52 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.57% 5.19% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 7.10% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 5
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
505 662 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.51% 73.15% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OO
Scotland

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

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 46 (56.79%) Java
2 35 (43.21%) C#
2 35 (43.21%) SQL
3 29 (35.80%) Perl
4 28 (34.57%) OOD
5 27 (33.33%) .NET
6 25 (30.86%) Finance
7 24 (29.63%) UNIX
7 24 (29.63%) Linux
8 21 (25.93%) Spring
8 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
9 20 (24.69%) XML
9 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
10 19 (23.46%) CSS
11 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 17 (20.99%) HTML
13 16 (19.75%) JMS
13 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
13 16 (19.75%) Front Office
14 15 (18.52%) RDBMS
14 15 (18.52%) J2EE
14 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.52%) Sybase
15 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
16 13 (16.05%) XSLT
16 13 (16.05%) DB2
16 13 (16.05%) JUnit
16 13 (16.05%) OOP
16 13 (16.05%) OOA/OOD
16 13 (16.05%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) Lync
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Qpid
4 1 (1.23%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) Mule
4 1 (1.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 15 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.05%) DB2
4 6 (7.41%) KDB
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) MySQL
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) JUnit
2 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 3 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.23%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Front Office
3 11 (13.58%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (85.19%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Web Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Architect
5 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 6 (7.41%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.41%) WPF Developer
7 5 (6.17%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Programmer
10 2 (2.47%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Designer
11 1 (1.23%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) .NET
2 21 (25.93%) Spring
3 20 (24.69%) XML
4 19 (23.46%) CSS
5 17 (20.99%) HTML
6 16 (19.75%) JMS
7 15 (18.52%) J2EE
8 14 (17.28%) ASP.NET
9 13 (16.05%) XSLT
9 13 (16.05%) jQuery
10 11 (13.58%) J2SE
11 10 (12.35%) Web Services
12 9 (11.11%) Java SE
12 9 (11.11%) Ajax
13 8 (9.88%) .NET Framework
13 8 (9.88%) WPF
14 7 (8.64%) XHTML
15 6 (7.41%) iBATIS
15 6 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 5 (6.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.41%) Equities
4 5 (6.17%) Derivative
5 4 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.70%) Social Network
6 3 (3.70%) Web 2.0
6 3 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.70%) NHS
7 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.47%) Animation
8 1 (1.23%) Open Source
8 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) UNIX
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) OOD
2 16 (19.75%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.05%) OOP
3 13 (16.05%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (13.58%) SOA
4 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.35%) MVC
6 9 (11.11%) UML
7 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.88%) MVVM
7 8 (9.88%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.41%) Web Development
10 4 (4.94%) TDD
10 4 (4.94%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.94%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (3.70%) Database Tuning
11 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.47%) Migration
12 2 (2.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 35 (43.21%) C#
2 35 (43.21%) SQL
3 29 (35.80%) Perl
4 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.11%) PHP
5 9 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.11%) Python
6 8 (9.88%) C++
7 5 (6.17%) XAML
7 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.94%) XPath
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
11 1 (1.23%) XQuery
11 1 (1.23%) VBScript
11 1 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Sybase
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) Zend
6 1 (1.23%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) IBM
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.23%) Progress
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