The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 57 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing OO 103 101 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.53% 3.36% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 4.19% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 36
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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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
2440 2413 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.70% 80.30% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1226 1181
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.65 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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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 1 July 2016.

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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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 61 £350 -3.44% 16
Edinburgh 0 26 £500 +25.00% 13
Dundee - 12 £243 -
West Lothian +10 1 £378 +0.66%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OO.

1 120 (71.43%) Java
2 75 (44.64%) OOD
3 74 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.10%) SQL
5 52 (30.95%) Finance
6 51 (30.36%) Linux
6 51 (30.36%) Spring
7 50 (29.76%) Relational Database
8 48 (28.57%) Unix
9 45 (26.79%) Sybase
10 44 (26.19%) DB2
11 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 39 (23.21%) SDLC
13 38 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (22.62%) Oracle
13 38 (22.62%) Perl
14 36 (21.43%) Hibernate
15 35 (20.83%) JUnit
15 35 (20.83%) J2SE
16 34 (20.24%) C++
16 34 (20.24%) RDBMS
17 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
18 31 (18.45%) C#
19 30 (17.86%) JBoss
20 29 (17.26%) JMS
20 29 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (16.67%) Banking
21 28 (16.67%) SOA
22 26 (15.48%) UML
23 25 (14.88%) Data Modelling

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.86%) JBoss
2 15 (8.93%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.57%) Apache
4 6 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.98%) CMS
5 5 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.19%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.19%) Drupal
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) iTunes
2 3 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) HTTP
2 5 (2.98%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.38%) Firewall
3 4 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.38%) NAS
3 4 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.76%) Relational Database
2 44 (26.19%) DB2
3 34 (20.24%) RDBMS
4 23 (13.69%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.98%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.38%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.79%) GIS
10 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.19%) Big Data
11 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.19%) QGIS
11 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (20.83%) JUnit
2 19 (11.31%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.55%) Subversion
4 6 (3.57%) gulp
4 6 (3.57%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.98%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.98%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.98%) NUnit
6 4 (2.38%) Xcode
7 3 (1.79%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.19%) MSI
9 1 (0.60%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.60%) Maven
9 1 (0.60%) Moq
9 1 (0.60%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) WatiN
General
1 52 (30.95%) Finance
2 28 (16.67%) Banking
3 24 (14.29%) Front Office
4 15 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.95%) Games
6 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Avionics
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (65.48%) Developer
2 48 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.48%) Architect
4 24 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.74%) Android Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Java Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Java Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.57%) MongoDB Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (2.98%) iOS Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Sitecore Architect
12 4 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (2.38%) Middleware Consultant
12 4 (2.38%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.36%) Spring
2 36 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 35 (20.83%) J2SE
4 29 (17.26%) JMS
5 25 (14.88%) XML
6 23 (13.69%) HTML
7 21 (12.50%) Web Services
8 20 (11.90%) .NET
9 19 (11.31%) JPA
10 18 (10.71%) Apache CXF
10 18 (10.71%) Drools
11 17 (10.12%) CSS
11 17 (10.12%) JSF
12 14 (8.33%) JSON
13 13 (7.74%) Middleware
14 12 (7.14%) .NET Framework
15 11 (6.55%) HTML5
16 10 (5.95%) RESTful
17 9 (5.36%) AngularJS
17 9 (5.36%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.90%) iPad
3 17 (10.12%) Algorithms
3 17 (10.12%) Data Structures
4 15 (8.93%) Mathematics
5 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.55%) Equities
6 11 (6.55%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (5.36%) iPhone
8 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
9 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (4.17%) Public Cloud
10 6 (3.57%) Animation
10 6 (3.57%) N-Tier
11 5 (2.98%) Apple TV
12 4 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (2.38%) Fixed Income
12 4 (2.38%) Physics
12 4 (2.38%) User Experience
13 3 (1.79%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.36%) Linux
2 48 (28.57%) Unix
3 24 (14.29%) Android
4 19 (11.31%) Windows
5 17 (10.12%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Solaris
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.64%) OOD
2 74 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 39 (23.21%) SDLC
5 29 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (16.67%) SOA
7 26 (15.48%) UML
8 25 (14.88%) Data Modelling
9 22 (13.10%) Use Case
10 21 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 21 (12.50%) Scrum
11 20 (11.90%) Logical Data Model
12 17 (10.12%) Android Development
12 17 (10.12%) BPMN
12 17 (10.12%) MVC
12 17 (10.12%) TDD
13 16 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (8.33%) Unit Testing
14 14 (8.33%) Wireframes
15 13 (7.74%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 120 (71.43%) Java
2 64 (38.10%) SQL
3 38 (22.62%) Perl
4 34 (20.24%) C++
5 33 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 31 (18.45%) C#
7 12 (7.14%) Python
7 12 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.55%) Ruby
9 10 (5.95%) Objective-C
9 10 (5.95%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.76%) PHP
10 8 (4.76%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.17%) Jython
12 6 (3.57%) C
13 5 (2.98%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.79%) Clojure
14 3 (1.79%) VB
15 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.14%) Degree
2 11 (6.55%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) MCP
5 1 (0.60%) MCTS
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.60%) OCA
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) BladeLogic
1 7 (4.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 7 (4.17%) Puppet
1 7 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.38%) SCCM
3 3 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (26.79%) Sybase
2 38 (22.62%) Oracle
3 13 (7.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.76%) HP
5 7 (4.17%) BMC
5 7 (4.17%) CA
5 7 (4.17%) Dell
5 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.57%) webMethods
7 5 (2.98%) Apple
7 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.79%) Symantec
9 2 (1.19%) Pega
9 2 (1.19%) VMware
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos
10 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.60%) Google
10 1 (0.60%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Nintex
10 1 (0.60%) Zend
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