The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 56 52 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +49
Contract jobs citing OO 73 75 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.76% 2.99% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 4.23% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 2
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£400 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +28.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £460 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1964 1772 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 74.14% 70.71% 65.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 884 783
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 56
Average hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 9 July 2014.

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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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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 9 July 2014. 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 +3 43 £375 +19.04% 18
Edinburgh -13 18 £445 +37.00% 12
Aberdeen +8 6 £375 - 3
Stirling 0 1 - -
Fife - - - - 3
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 85 (50.60%) Java
2 81 (48.21%) SQL
3 63 (37.50%) C#
4 57 (33.93%) .NET
5 50 (29.76%) CSS
5 50 (29.76%) Relational Database
6 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 45 (26.79%) Perl
8 44 (26.19%) Web Services
9 38 (22.62%) OOP
9 38 (22.62%) Oracle
9 38 (22.62%) Finance
10 37 (22.02%) SQL Server
11 36 (21.43%) HTML
12 34 (20.24%) UNIX
13 33 (19.64%) XML
13 33 (19.64%) Linux
14 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (16.67%) Banking
16 27 (16.07%) UML
16 27 (16.07%) XSLT
16 27 (16.07%) OOD
17 26 (15.48%) Spring
18 25 (14.88%) jQuery
18 25 (14.88%) JBoss
19 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 23 (13.69%) MVC
20 23 (13.69%) Use Case
20 23 (13.69%) Scrum
21 22 (13.10%) JSF

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 21 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (6.55%) IIS
5 7 (4.17%) CMS
5 7 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.17%) MS Project Server
6 4 (2.38%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.79%) Apache
7 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.79%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.19%) Node.js
8 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) MS Project
2 7 (4.17%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.98%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.55%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.38%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.79%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.60%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) LAN
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
3 1 (0.60%) HTTP
3 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.76%) Relational Database
2 37 (22.02%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.33%) DB2
5 10 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.17%) KDB
8 7 (4.17%) Informix
9 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.38%) MySQL
12 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.60%) MS Access
13 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 15 (8.93%) JUnit
2 12 (7.14%) CruiseControl
2 12 (7.14%) Selenium
3 9 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.57%) Maven
4 6 (3.57%) Subversion
5 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Blend
6 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.79%) Hudson
7 3 (1.79%) JIRA
8 2 (1.19%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (1.19%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.60%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.60%) Toad
General
1 38 (22.62%) Finance
2 28 (16.67%) Banking
3 15 (8.93%) Front Office
4 4 (2.38%) Publishing
5 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 132 (78.57%) Developer
2 39 (23.21%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.31%) Designer
4 16 (9.52%) Architect
4 16 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 13 (7.74%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (5.95%) WPF Developer
8 10 (5.95%) C++ Developer
8 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Junior Java Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Junior
9 8 (4.76%) Junior Architect
10 6 (3.57%) Perl Developer
10 6 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Junior Designer
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (33.93%) .NET
2 50 (29.76%) CSS
3 44 (26.19%) Web Services
4 36 (21.43%) HTML
5 33 (19.64%) XML
6 27 (16.07%) XSLT
7 26 (15.48%) Spring
8 25 (14.88%) jQuery
9 22 (13.10%) JSF
10 21 (12.50%) JMS
10 21 (12.50%) J2EE
11 20 (11.90%) JSP
12 19 (11.31%) Hibernate
12 19 (11.31%) JPA
12 19 (11.31%) Apache CXF
13 18 (10.71%) Ajax
14 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET
15 14 (8.33%) Spring MVC
15 14 (8.33%) WPF
15 14 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 14 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.76%) Derivative
4 7 (4.17%) Equities
5 5 (2.98%) Animation
6 4 (2.38%) Kindle
7 3 (1.79%) NHS
7 3 (1.79%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.79%) Social Network
7 3 (1.79%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Open Source
9 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.24%) UNIX
2 33 (19.64%) Linux
3 12 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.19%) Solaris
5 2 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.62%) OOP
2 32 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.07%) UML
3 27 (16.07%) OOD
4 23 (13.69%) MVC
4 23 (13.69%) Use Case
4 23 (13.69%) Scrum
5 22 (13.10%) SOA
6 20 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 17 (10.12%) Data Modelling
8 15 (8.93%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.74%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (7.74%) Web Application Development
10 12 (7.14%) Workflow
11 11 (6.55%) TDD
12 10 (5.95%) MVVM
13 9 (5.36%) Multithreading
14 8 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (4.17%) Web Development
16 6 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.60%) Java
2 81 (48.21%) SQL
3 63 (37.50%) C#
4 48 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 45 (26.79%) Perl
6 19 (11.31%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 13 (7.74%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.55%) C++
9 11 (6.55%) PHP
10 10 (5.95%) Python
11 8 (4.76%) XAML
12 7 (4.17%) VB
13 6 (3.57%) XPath
14 5 (2.98%) Scala
15 3 (1.79%) Groovy
15 3 (1.79%) XQuery
15 3 (1.79%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.19%) ABAP
16 2 (1.19%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) Oracle
2 25 (14.88%) JBoss
3 24 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.12%) Sybase
5 12 (7.14%) Adobe
6 6 (3.57%) IBM
7 5 (2.98%) SAP
8 4 (2.38%) Cognos
8 4 (2.38%) Lotus
8 4 (2.38%) Nintex
9 2 (1.19%) Zend
9 2 (1.19%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.60%) Twitter
10 1 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.60%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) Progress
10 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.60%) Yahoo!
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