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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 51 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 1.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 1.65% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £406 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +15.33%
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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
689 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.77% 80.51% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 287
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £24.00 £17.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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 34 (89.47%) OO
2 33 (86.84%) Java
2 33 (86.84%) SQL
3 26 (68.42%) Sybase
3 26 (68.42%) Linux
4 25 (65.79%) UNIX
5 24 (63.16%) RDBMS
5 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
6 23 (60.53%) SDLC
6 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
7 22 (57.89%) Spring
8 21 (55.26%) Finance
9 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (50.00%) J2SE
10 19 (50.00%) JMS
10 19 (50.00%) DB2
10 19 (50.00%) JUnit
11 16 (42.11%) Perl
12 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (28.95%) Database Tuning
14 10 (26.32%) Scrum
14 10 (26.32%) Front Office
14 10 (26.32%) Banking
15 9 (23.68%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
16 8 (21.05%) .NET
16 8 (21.05%) C#
17 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
17 7 (18.42%) TDD

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) RDBMS
1 24 (63.16%) Relational Database
2 19 (50.00%) DB2
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) KDB
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (10.53%) Hudson
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Bower
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.63%) Moq
5 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) WatiN
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
2 10 (26.32%) Front Office
3 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 29 (76.32%) Java Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (2.63%) SOA Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) Spring
2 19 (50.00%) J2SE
2 19 (50.00%) JMS
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) HTML
5 5 (13.16%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) JSP
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.89%) Web Services
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.89%) Java EE
8 2 (5.26%) FpML
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (5.26%) JRuby
8 2 (5.26%) Java EE 5
8 2 (5.26%) WCF
9 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (18.42%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 25 (65.79%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) OO
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) Software Engineering
3 23 (60.53%) SDLC
4 13 (34.21%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (28.95%) Database Tuning
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) Wealth Management
8 6 (15.79%) Investment Management
9 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Use Case
9 5 (13.16%) UML
9 5 (13.16%) SOA
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.53%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Scala
6 2 (5.26%) Jython
6 2 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Sybase
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) VMware