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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 58 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing OO 73 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.23% 2.93% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.58% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 41
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 £259 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +12.81%
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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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +15 40 £350 -6.66% 7
Edinburgh -13 16 £325 -16.12% 10
Dundee +8 9 £260 +15.55%
West Lothian +11 4 £378 -1.94%
Angus - 1 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 114 (70.81%) Java
2 87 (54.04%) OOD
3 84 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (39.75%) Spring
5 62 (38.51%) SQL
6 61 (37.89%) Linux
7 56 (34.78%) Finance
8 52 (32.30%) Unix
9 49 (30.43%) DB2
9 49 (30.43%) Relational Database
10 48 (29.81%) Sybase
10 48 (29.81%) Software Engineering
11 44 (27.33%) Perl
12 42 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (26.09%) SDLC
13 41 (25.47%) J2SE
14 40 (24.84%) C#
14 40 (24.84%) C++
14 40 (24.84%) JUnit
15 37 (22.98%) RDBMS
16 35 (21.74%) JMS
17 30 (18.63%) Hibernate
18 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (16.77%) Android
19 27 (16.77%) Oracle
20 26 (16.15%) .NET
20 26 (16.15%) Front Office
20 26 (16.15%) Banking
21 24 (14.91%) XML
22 23 (14.29%) JavaScript

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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 19 (11.80%) Tomcat
2 17 (10.56%) JBoss
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (5.59%) Apache
5 7 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.73%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (3.11%) CMS
7 5 (3.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.24%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.24%) Drupal
9 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) iTunes
2 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) HTTP
1 5 (3.11%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.62%) NAS
2 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.43%) DB2
1 49 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 37 (22.98%) RDBMS
3 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.97%) MarkLogic
4 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.86%) GIS
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.24%) QGIS
9 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) MySQL
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (24.84%) JUnit
2 16 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.21%) Subversion
4 8 (4.97%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.11%) CruiseControl
5 5 (3.11%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.11%) NUnit
5 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.48%) gulp
6 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.48%) Xcode
7 2 (1.24%) Grunt
7 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 2 (1.24%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.24%) Maven
7 2 (1.24%) NuGet
7 2 (1.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 56 (34.78%) Finance
2 26 (16.15%) Banking
2 26 (16.15%) Front Office
3 15 (9.32%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Games
5 4 (2.48%) Legal
6 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.62%) Avionics
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (75.78%) Developer
2 62 (38.51%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.32%) C++ Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Android Developer
6 9 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (4.97%) Architect
8 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 7 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.73%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) MongoDB Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.11%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Sitecore Architect
11 4 (2.48%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Middleware Consultant
11 4 (2.48%) Programmer
11 4 (2.48%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (39.75%) Spring
2 41 (25.47%) J2SE
3 35 (21.74%) JMS
4 30 (18.63%) Hibernate
5 26 (16.15%) .NET
6 24 (14.91%) XML
7 23 (14.29%) HTML
8 17 (10.56%) Web Services
9 16 (9.94%) CSS
10 14 (8.70%) J2EE
11 12 (7.45%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.45%) HTML5
11 12 (7.45%) JSON
12 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.21%) Drools
12 10 (6.21%) Java EE
13 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET
13 9 (5.59%) JSP
13 9 (5.59%) RESTful
14 8 (4.97%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.80%) Algorithms
2 19 (11.80%) Mathematics
3 18 (11.18%) iPad
4 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
5 14 (8.70%) Data Structures
5 14 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (6.83%) Equities
7 10 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (6.21%) iPhone
8 7 (4.35%) Mobile App
9 6 (3.73%) Animation
10 5 (3.11%) Apple TV
10 5 (3.11%) Physics
11 4 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (2.48%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (2.48%) Derivative
11 4 (2.48%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.48%) N-Tier
11 4 (2.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (37.89%) Linux
2 52 (32.30%) Unix
3 27 (16.77%) Android
4 20 (12.42%) Apple iOS
5 19 (11.80%) Windows
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (54.04%) OOD
2 84 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (29.81%) Software Engineering
4 42 (26.09%) SDLC
5 28 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.56%) Android Development
7 17 (10.56%) Open Source
7 17 (10.56%) Scrum
7 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.32%) Database Tuning
8 15 (9.32%) MVC
8 15 (9.32%) OOP
8 15 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (8.07%) TDD
9 13 (8.07%) Workflow
10 12 (7.45%) User Stories
10 12 (7.45%) Wealth Management
11 10 (6.21%) BPMN
12 9 (5.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (70.81%) Java
2 62 (38.51%) SQL
3 44 (27.33%) Perl
4 40 (24.84%) C#
4 40 (24.84%) C++
5 23 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 10 (6.21%) Objective-C
7 10 (6.21%) PHP
8 9 (5.59%) Python
8 9 (5.59%) Ruby
9 6 (3.73%) Apple Swift
9 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.11%) C
11 4 (2.48%) VB
12 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.24%) Delphi
13 2 (1.24%) Jython
13 2 (1.24%) Lua
13 2 (1.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.24%) ISEB
4 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) MCP
4 1 (0.62%) MCTS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.62%) OCA
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Firmware
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.24%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (1.24%) Puppet
1 2 (1.24%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (29.81%) Sybase
2 27 (16.77%) Oracle
3 12 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.73%) webMethods
6 5 (3.11%) Apple
6 5 (3.11%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.48%) HP
8 3 (1.86%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.24%) BMC
9 2 (1.24%) CA
9 2 (1.24%) Cognos
9 2 (1.24%) Dell
9 2 (1.24%) IBM
9 2 (1.24%) Nintex
10 1 (0.62%) Telerik
10 1 (0.62%) VMware
10 1 (0.62%) Zend