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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 49 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 93 94 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.09% 3.56% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 4.84% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £299 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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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
2298 1942 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.27% 73.64% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1059 903
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 22
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.59 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 4 May 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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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 4 May 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 -9 38 £400 +6.66% 19
Edinburgh -3 19 £344 -19.11% 10
Highlands - 6 - - 1
Renfrewshire -3 4 £450 +11.11%
Stirling -3 4 £425 -
Aberdeen 0 3 £375 -6.25%
Fife - 2 - - 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 89 (59.33%) Java
2 77 (51.33%) SQL
3 74 (49.33%) JavaScript
4 63 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (42.00%) CSS
5 52 (34.67%) Spring
6 48 (32.00%) HTML
7 46 (30.67%) Relational Database
8 41 (27.33%) Finance
9 39 (26.00%) OOD
9 39 (26.00%) Banking
10 38 (25.33%) UNIX
11 37 (24.67%) XML
12 36 (24.00%) Oracle
13 34 (22.67%) .NET
14 32 (21.33%) Perl
15 31 (20.67%) JMS
15 31 (20.67%) MVC
16 28 (18.67%) J2EE
16 28 (18.67%) Unit Testing
17 27 (18.00%) C#
17 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
18 26 (17.33%) TDD
18 26 (17.33%) jQuery
19 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET
19 25 (16.67%) RDBMS
19 25 (16.67%) Linux
20 24 (16.00%) HTML5
21 23 (15.33%) Ajax
21 23 (15.33%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 17 (11.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.67%) FileNet
3 7 (4.67%) JBoss
3 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.00%) IIS
4 6 (4.00%) CMS
5 5 (3.33%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.00%) Node.js
6 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) Drupal
7 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.67%) Relational Database
2 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 15 (10.00%) DB2
5 9 (6.00%) MySQL
6 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.67%) Informix
9 3 (2.00%) EDRMS
10 2 (1.33%) Big Data
10 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.67%) DTS
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (14.00%) JUnit
2 17 (11.33%) Selenium
3 16 (10.67%) Eclipse
3 16 (10.67%) CruiseControl
4 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.00%) Maven
5 8 (5.33%) Subversion
5 8 (5.33%) Ant
6 5 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.67%) JSUnit
8 3 (2.00%) Toad
8 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.33%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.33%) Robolectric
9 2 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.33%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (27.33%) Finance
2 39 (26.00%) Banking
3 13 (8.67%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.00%) Front Office
5 4 (2.67%) Back Office
6 3 (2.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (78.67%) Developer
2 64 (42.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 8 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (5.33%) Architect
6 6 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.33%) Analyst
7 5 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (3.33%) Designer
8 4 (2.67%) Senior Designer
8 4 (2.67%) Android Developer
8 4 (2.67%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.67%) Perl Developer
9 3 (2.00%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.00%) CSS
2 52 (34.67%) Spring
3 48 (32.00%) HTML
4 37 (24.67%) XML
5 34 (22.67%) .NET
6 31 (20.67%) JMS
7 28 (18.67%) J2EE
8 26 (17.33%) jQuery
9 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 24 (16.00%) HTML5
11 23 (15.33%) Ajax
12 22 (14.67%) XSLT
13 21 (14.00%) JSP
13 21 (14.00%) Web Services
13 21 (14.00%) AngularJS
14 18 (12.00%) Hibernate
14 18 (12.00%) .NET Framework
14 18 (12.00%) Spring MVC
15 17 (11.33%) Struts
16 16 (10.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.00%) Fixed Income
2 9 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.67%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.67%) Web 2.0
5 4 (2.67%) Equities
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.00%) Social Network
6 3 (2.00%) User Experience
7 2 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) UNIX
2 25 (16.67%) Linux
3 12 (8.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.00%) OOD
3 31 (20.67%) MVC
4 28 (18.67%) Unit Testing
5 26 (17.33%) TDD
6 22 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.67%) OOP
7 19 (12.67%) SOA
8 18 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (11.33%) Scrum
9 17 (11.33%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (10.67%) UML
11 15 (10.00%) Web Application Development
12 13 (8.67%) Data Modelling
13 11 (7.33%) Use Case
13 11 (7.33%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.67%) Database Tuning
15 9 (6.00%) Performance Testing
16 8 (5.33%) Web Development
17 7 (4.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 89 (59.33%) Java
2 77 (51.33%) SQL
3 74 (49.33%) JavaScript
4 32 (21.33%) Perl
5 27 (18.00%) C#
6 23 (15.33%) PL/SQL
7 15 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.67%) VB
9 5 (3.33%) Jython
9 5 (3.33%) Groovy
10 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.00%) PHP
10 3 (2.00%) XPath
11 2 (1.33%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) C
12 1 (0.67%) Python
12 1 (0.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) Degree
3 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.00%) MCSE
6 3 (2.00%) MCSD
7 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) MCTS
7 1 (0.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) MiFID
2 3 (2.00%) EMIR
2 3 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (24.00%) Oracle
2 23 (15.33%) Sybase
3 15 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (1.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) CA
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Sun
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Pega
6 1 (0.67%) Sencha
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago