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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 44 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing OO 114 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.56% 2.74% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 3.50% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 30
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.38 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.15 - £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.85% -2.93%
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UK

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
2537 2173 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.28% 78.25% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1142 905
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £91.20 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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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.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 28 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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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.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 28 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 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 40 £375 - 13
Edinburgh +8 31 £388 -12.97% 10
Stirling - 14 £400 -
Highlands - 7 - -
Fife - 4 - - 3
West Lothian - 2 £385 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 123 (59.13%) Java
2 95 (45.67%) JavaScript
3 89 (42.79%) SQL
4 81 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (36.54%) CSS
6 74 (35.58%) HTML
7 65 (31.25%) Finance
8 57 (27.40%) Relational Database
9 55 (26.44%) Spring
10 53 (25.48%) OOD
11 50 (24.04%) TDD
12 43 (20.67%) UNIX
13 42 (20.19%) SDLC
14 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
15 39 (18.75%) Banking
16 38 (18.27%) Linux
17 37 (17.79%) RDBMS
17 37 (17.79%) Oracle
18 36 (17.31%) C#
18 36 (17.31%) HTML5
19 35 (16.83%) .NET
20 34 (16.35%) XML
21 33 (15.87%) JUnit
21 33 (15.87%) SQL Server
21 33 (15.87%) AngularJS
22 32 (15.38%) Unit Testing
23 31 (14.90%) OOP
24 30 (14.42%) jQuery
25 29 (13.94%) Perl
26 28 (13.46%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.81%) JBoss
2 10 (4.81%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.81%) FileNet
3 9 (4.33%) Node.js
4 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.40%) Apache
5 5 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.40%) IIS
6 4 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) CTI
1 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.40%) Relational Database
2 37 (17.79%) RDBMS
3 33 (15.87%) SQL Server
4 21 (10.10%) DB2
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.88%) MySQL
5 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.92%) Big Data
6 4 (1.92%) Informix
7 3 (1.44%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQLite
9 1 (0.48%) KDB
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (15.87%) JUnit
2 18 (8.65%) Eclipse
3 13 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.77%) Ant
5 11 (5.29%) Selenium
5 11 (5.29%) CruiseControl
6 10 (4.81%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.81%) Hudson
7 6 (2.88%) Grunt
8 5 (2.40%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.40%) gulp
9 4 (1.92%) JSUnit
9 4 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.92%) NUnit
10 3 (1.44%) Subversion
10 3 (1.44%) Maven
10 3 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 65 (31.25%) Finance
2 39 (18.75%) Banking
3 14 (6.73%) Front Office
4 13 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.33%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.40%) Military
7 4 (1.92%) Back Office
8 3 (1.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.96%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (75.96%) Developer
2 75 (36.06%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (8.65%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (5.77%) Architect
8 11 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.81%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.33%) Programmer
10 9 (4.33%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.85%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Analyst
12 7 (3.37%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Designer
13 6 (2.88%) Software Engineer
13 6 (2.88%) Solutions Designer
14 5 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (2.40%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (36.54%) CSS
2 74 (35.58%) HTML
3 55 (26.44%) Spring
4 36 (17.31%) HTML5
5 35 (16.83%) .NET
6 34 (16.35%) XML
7 33 (15.87%) AngularJS
8 30 (14.42%) jQuery
9 27 (12.98%) JMS
10 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET
10 25 (12.02%) J2EE
10 25 (12.02%) Dojo
11 23 (11.06%) Hibernate
12 20 (9.62%) J2SE
13 19 (9.13%) .NET Framework
14 17 (8.17%) JSP
14 17 (8.17%) Web Services
15 15 (7.21%) JPA
15 15 (7.21%) Sass
15 15 (7.21%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.33%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (3.37%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.40%) User Experience
5 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.44%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.96%) Equities
8 2 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.67%) UNIX
2 38 (18.27%) Linux
3 15 (7.21%) Windows
4 4 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.48%) OOD
3 50 (24.04%) TDD
4 42 (20.19%) SDLC
5 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
6 32 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 31 (14.90%) OOP
8 27 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (12.02%) MVC
10 24 (11.54%) UML
11 22 (10.58%) SOA
11 22 (10.58%) Scrum
12 15 (7.21%) Use Case
13 14 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (6.73%) Data Modelling
14 12 (5.77%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 12 (5.77%) Separation of Concerns
15 11 (5.29%) Database Tuning
15 11 (5.29%) Web Development
16 10 (4.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 123 (59.13%) Java
2 95 (45.67%) JavaScript
3 89 (42.79%) SQL
4 36 (17.31%) C#
5 29 (13.94%) Perl
6 15 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.73%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.81%) Python
9 9 (4.33%) C++
10 8 (3.85%) VB
11 6 (2.88%) PHP
12 5 (2.40%) Ada
13 4 (1.92%) Scala
14 3 (1.44%) Jython
14 3 (1.44%) Groovy
14 3 (1.44%) C
15 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (9.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.65%) Degree
3 12 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.44%) MCSD
6 3 (1.44%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.48%) MCTS
7 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) MiFID
1 3 (1.44%) QA
1 3 (1.44%) EMIR
1 3 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.48%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Oracle
2 28 (13.46%) Sybase
3 17 (8.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.81%) IBM
5 2 (0.96%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.96%) Google
6 1 (0.48%) Pega
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe
6 1 (0.48%) Sun
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Scotland
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £40.38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
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FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Global Navigation Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago