The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 53 52 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.83% 1.94% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.58% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +12.66%
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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
712 543 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.28% 75.42% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 306 370
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Glasgow region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Glasgow region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 29 (90.63%) OO
2 27 (84.38%) Java
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 24 (75.00%) Sybase
4 22 (68.75%) Linux
5 19 (59.38%) Spring
5 19 (59.38%) UNIX
5 19 (59.38%) RDBMS
5 19 (59.38%) Relational Database
5 19 (59.38%) SDLC
6 18 (56.25%) Finance
7 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (43.75%) JMS
9 14 (43.75%) J2SE
9 14 (43.75%) DB2
9 14 (43.75%) JUnit
10 12 (37.50%) Banking
11 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
11 10 (31.25%) .NET
11 10 (31.25%) C#
11 10 (31.25%) Perl
12 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
12 9 (28.13%) Front Office
12 9 (28.13%) Database Tuning
13 8 (25.00%) Investment Management
13 8 (25.00%) Wealth Management
13 8 (25.00%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
1 5 (15.63%) GlassFish
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (15.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) RDBMS
1 19 (59.38%) Relational Database
2 14 (43.75%) DB2
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) JUnit
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (28.13%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (15.63%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Spring
2 14 (43.75%) JMS
2 14 (43.75%) J2SE
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) XML
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE
5 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) NHibernate
5 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) JSP
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) JRuby
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE 5
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) FpML
8 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Fixed Income
3 8 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (12.50%) Equities
5 2 (6.25%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 19 (59.38%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) OO
2 19 (59.38%) SDLC
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (28.13%) Database Tuning
6 8 (25.00%) Investment Management
6 8 (25.00%) Wealth Management
6 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
7 5 (15.63%) UML
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 3 (9.38%) Kanban
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Java
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) Perl
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Jython
4 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Groovy
5 4 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Sybase
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft