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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 62 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.14% 2.32% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.93% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 35
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £287 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +9.37%
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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
1589 2285 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1208 1223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Edinburgh +6 24 £525 +23.52% 17
Glasgow +12 20 £348 -0.71% 5
Renfrewshire -3 10 £410 +10.81%
Dundee - 3 £300 - 1
West Lothian -1 2 £375 +15.38%
Angus - 2 - -
Fife -1 1 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 83 (63.36%) Java
2 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (40.46%) SQL
4 48 (36.64%) C#
5 46 (35.11%) OOD
6 41 (31.30%) Linux
7 35 (26.72%) Spring
7 35 (26.72%) Finance
8 33 (25.19%) Relational Database
9 30 (22.90%) C++
9 30 (22.90%) Software Engineering
10 29 (22.14%) Scrum
10 29 (22.14%) JavaScript
10 29 (22.14%) .NET
11 28 (21.37%) TDD
12 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
13 25 (19.08%) Oracle
13 25 (19.08%) Unix
14 22 (16.79%) DB2
14 22 (16.79%) Hibernate
15 21 (16.03%) HTML
16 20 (15.27%) Perl
16 20 (15.27%) Sybase
16 20 (15.27%) Python
16 20 (15.27%) Android
17 18 (13.74%) Windows
17 18 (13.74%) OOP
18 17 (12.98%) Apple iOS
19 16 (12.21%) J2SE
19 16 (12.21%) Microsoft

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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 11 (8.40%) JBoss
1 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (5.34%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.05%) CMS
6 3 (2.29%) Jadu
7 2 (1.53%) IIS
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.76%) Drupal
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.82%) iTunes
3 4 (3.05%) GitHub
4 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) Firewall
2 4 (3.05%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.05%) iSCSI
2 4 (3.05%) NAS
2 4 (3.05%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.19%) Relational Database
2 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
3 22 (16.79%) DB2
4 15 (11.45%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.58%) MarkLogic
5 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.53%) Big Data
9 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.53%) GIS
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.76%) IBM BigInsights
10 1 (0.76%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Git (software)
1 14 (10.69%) JUnit
2 12 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.87%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.34%) Maven
4 7 (5.34%) Selenium
5 6 (4.58%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.82%) Protractor
6 5 (3.82%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.05%) Grunt
7 4 (3.05%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.05%) JIRA
7 4 (3.05%) Subversion
7 4 (3.05%) YouTrack
8 3 (2.29%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.29%) Hudson
8 3 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (2.29%) Moq
8 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (26.72%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Front Office
4 5 (3.82%) Games
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (66.41%) Developer
2 38 (29.01%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Java Engineer
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.29%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.72%) Spring
2 29 (22.14%) .NET
3 22 (16.79%) Hibernate
4 21 (16.03%) HTML
5 16 (12.21%) J2SE
6 15 (11.45%) JMS
7 13 (9.92%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.92%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.92%) CSS
7 13 (9.92%) J2EE
7 13 (9.92%) XML
8 11 (8.40%) HTML5
9 10 (7.63%) Entity Framework
9 10 (7.63%) JSP
10 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET
10 9 (6.87%) Middleware
10 9 (6.87%) RESTful
10 9 (6.87%) Web Services
11 8 (6.11%) Drools
11 8 (6.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Mathematics
2 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.63%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.34%) iPad
6 7 (5.34%) iPhone
6 7 (5.34%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.82%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (3.82%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.82%) Physics
8 4 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 4 (3.05%) User Experience
9 3 (2.29%) Fintech
10 2 (1.53%) Derivative
10 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.53%) Social Media
11 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.30%) Linux
2 25 (19.08%) Unix
3 20 (15.27%) Android
4 18 (13.74%) Windows
5 17 (12.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.11%) OOD
3 30 (22.90%) Software Engineering
4 29 (22.14%) Scrum
5 28 (21.37%) TDD
6 18 (13.74%) OOP
7 15 (11.45%) SDLC
7 15 (11.45%) User Stories
8 14 (10.69%) UML
9 12 (9.16%) Workflow
10 11 (8.40%) Integration Testing
10 11 (8.40%) Mobile Development
10 11 (8.40%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (7.63%) Android Development
11 10 (7.63%) BPMN
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.63%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.63%) Web Development
12 9 (6.87%) BDD
12 9 (6.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.36%) Java
2 53 (40.46%) SQL
3 48 (36.64%) C#
4 30 (22.90%) C++
5 29 (22.14%) JavaScript
6 20 (15.27%) Perl
6 20 (15.27%) Python
7 10 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.11%) Ruby
10 7 (5.34%) Jython
10 7 (5.34%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.34%) PHP
10 7 (5.34%) VB
11 5 (3.82%) Apple Swift
12 4 (3.05%) ES6
13 3 (2.29%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.29%) C
14 2 (1.53%) Lua
14 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) ISEB
4 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.29%) MCAD
4 3 (2.29%) MCSD
4 3 (2.29%) MCTS
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) Docker
3 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) BladeLogic
1 7 (5.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 7 (5.34%) Puppet
1 7 (5.34%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Sybase
3 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.11%) HP
5 7 (5.34%) BMC
5 7 (5.34%) CA
5 7 (5.34%) Dell
6 4 (3.05%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.29%) IBM
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.53%) Apple
8 2 (1.53%) Cognos
8 2 (1.53%) Nintex
8 2 (1.53%) Telerik
8 2 (1.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.76%) Perforce
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.76%) webMethods
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