The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 48 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing OO 102 80 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.39% 2.93% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.82% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.19 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2348 2092 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.60% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1142 935
Average daily rate £363 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 31
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -8 33 £363 -3.33% 11
Edinburgh +6 26 £400 -10.16% 17
Stirling +9 11 £400 -
Highlands - 11 - - 2
Fife - 5 - - 2
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 119 (60.10%) Java
2 98 (49.49%) JavaScript
3 92 (46.46%) SQL
4 78 (39.39%) CSS
4 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (36.87%) HTML
6 58 (29.29%) Finance
7 57 (28.79%) Relational Database
8 54 (27.27%) OOD
9 53 (26.77%) Spring
10 47 (23.74%) SDLC
11 44 (22.22%) TDD
11 44 (22.22%) UNIX
12 43 (21.72%) Banking
13 39 (19.70%) Linux
14 38 (19.19%) Oracle
15 37 (18.69%) RDBMS
15 37 (18.69%) HTML5
16 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 36 (18.18%) .NET
17 35 (17.68%) C#
17 35 (17.68%) XML
18 34 (17.17%) JUnit
18 34 (17.17%) AngularJS
19 32 (16.16%) Perl
20 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
20 31 (15.66%) Sybase
21 30 (15.15%) JMS
22 29 (14.65%) OOP
22 29 (14.65%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (6.57%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.06%) FileNet
3 11 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.54%) IIS
4 7 (3.54%) JBoss
5 5 (2.53%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.02%) Apache
7 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.52%) Node.js
8 2 (1.01%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) CTI
1 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (28.79%) Relational Database
2 37 (18.69%) RDBMS
3 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
4 22 (11.11%) DB2
5 9 (4.55%) MySQL
6 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.02%) Informix
8 4 (2.02%) Big Data
9 3 (1.52%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.51%) SQLite
11 1 (0.51%) KDB
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.51%) DTS
Development Applications
1 34 (17.17%) JUnit
2 20 (10.10%) Eclipse
3 13 (6.57%) CruiseControl
3 13 (6.57%) Selenium
4 12 (6.06%) Ant
4 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.55%) Hudson
7 6 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.03%) Subversion
7 6 (3.03%) Maven
8 5 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (2.53%) JSUnit
9 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.02%) NUnit
10 3 (1.52%) Toad
10 3 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 43 (21.72%) Banking
3 15 (7.58%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.56%) Front Office
5 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.53%) Back Office
7 4 (2.02%) Military
8 3 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.01%) Retail
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (76.77%) Developer
2 72 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.62%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.56%) Architect
6 11 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.04%) Designer
9 7 (3.54%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.54%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.53%) Programmer
11 4 (2.02%) Perl Developer
11 4 (2.02%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.02%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.02%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (39.39%) CSS
2 73 (36.87%) HTML
3 53 (26.77%) Spring
4 37 (18.69%) HTML5
5 36 (18.18%) .NET
6 35 (17.68%) XML
7 34 (17.17%) AngularJS
8 30 (15.15%) JMS
9 28 (14.14%) Dojo
10 27 (13.64%) jQuery
11 26 (13.13%) J2EE
11 26 (13.13%) ASP.NET
12 21 (10.61%) JSP
12 21 (10.61%) J2SE
13 19 (9.60%) Hibernate
14 18 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 18 (9.09%) Web Services
15 16 (8.08%) JPA
16 15 (7.58%) Ajax
17 13 (6.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (4.04%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.02%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) Equities
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.51%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.22%) UNIX
2 39 (19.70%) Linux
3 15 (7.58%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.27%) OOD
3 47 (23.74%) SDLC
4 44 (22.22%) TDD
5 36 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 29 (14.65%) OOP
6 29 (14.65%) Unit Testing
7 28 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.12%) UML
8 24 (12.12%) MVC
9 23 (11.62%) SOA
9 23 (11.62%) Scrum
10 17 (8.59%) Use Case
10 17 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (7.58%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.07%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 14 (7.07%) Separation of Concerns
13 13 (6.57%) Database Tuning
14 11 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.10%) Java
2 98 (49.49%) JavaScript
3 92 (46.46%) SQL
4 35 (17.68%) C#
5 32 (16.16%) Perl
6 18 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 15 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.04%) VB
8 8 (4.04%) Python
9 7 (3.54%) C++
9 7 (3.54%) PHP
10 5 (2.53%) Jython
10 5 (2.53%) Groovy
11 4 (2.02%) Scala
11 4 (2.02%) Ada
12 2 (1.01%) C
13 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.08%) Degree
3 12 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.52%) MCSD
6 3 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.51%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) MiFID
2 3 (1.52%) EMIR
2 3 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.51%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (19.19%) Oracle
2 31 (15.66%) Sybase
3 18 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.51%) Pega
6 1 (0.51%) Sun
6 1 (0.51%) HP
6 1 (0.51%) CA
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Scotland
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Scotland
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 12 days ago