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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 52 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs citing OOD 16 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.99% 2.82% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 3.77% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
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£425 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £309 £310
% change year-on-year
+21.45% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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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
653 478 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.32% 74.80% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 240 347
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 £285 £238 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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%

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 3 March 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 23 (100.00%) OO
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) Spring
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Sybase
4 12 (52.17%) RDBMS
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
5 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
6 9 (39.13%) CSS
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Perl
7 7 (30.43%) DB2
7 7 (30.43%) JUnit
7 7 (30.43%) J2SE
7 7 (30.43%) JMS
7 7 (30.43%) SOA
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Database Tuning
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) GlassFish
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
2 4 (17.39%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) RDBMS
1 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) DB2
4 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Designer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Designer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 7 (30.43%) J2SE
3 7 (30.43%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
4 5 (21.74%) JSP
4 5 (21.74%) JRuby
4 5 (21.74%) Java EE 5
4 5 (21.74%) Java EE
4 5 (21.74%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) LINQ
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (17.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (17.39%) Social Network
3 4 (17.39%) Web 2.0
4 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) UNIX
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) Database Tuning
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Use Case
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) UML
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
7 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
8 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Market Making
9 1 (4.35%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Jython
5 5 (21.74%) Groovy
6 4 (17.39%) XPath
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Sybase
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle