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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 52 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 93 113 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.64% 3.54% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.37% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 31
Median daily rate £344 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +9.89%
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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
2126 2587 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.14% 81.15% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1301 1149
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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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 25 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 25 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 +10 53 £350 -6.66% 17
Edinburgh -13 21 £450 +16.12% 9
Dundee - 14 £260 -
West Lothian +7 1 £378 -1.94% 2
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 125 (73.53%) Java
2 87 (51.18%) OOD
3 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (40.00%) SQL
5 59 (34.71%) Linux
6 58 (34.12%) Spring
7 55 (32.35%) Finance
8 54 (31.76%) Unix
9 53 (31.18%) Relational Database
10 50 (29.41%) Sybase
10 50 (29.41%) DB2
11 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
12 45 (26.47%) SDLC
13 43 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (25.29%) Perl
14 40 (23.53%) JUnit
14 40 (23.53%) J2SE
15 39 (22.94%) C++
15 39 (22.94%) RDBMS
16 38 (22.35%) Oracle
17 35 (20.59%) C#
17 35 (20.59%) Hibernate
18 34 (20.00%) JMS
19 31 (18.24%) JavaScript
20 27 (15.88%) JBoss
20 27 (15.88%) Banking
20 27 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (15.29%) Android
21 26 (15.29%) XML
22 25 (14.71%) SQL Server

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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 27 (15.88%) JBoss
2 17 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.71%) Apache
4 8 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.12%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.94%) CMS
7 5 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.18%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.18%) Drupal
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.47%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) iTunes
2 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) HTTP
2 5 (2.94%) Wireshark
3 4 (2.35%) Firewall
3 4 (2.35%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.35%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.35%) NAS
3 4 (2.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.18%) Relational Database
2 50 (29.41%) DB2
3 39 (22.94%) RDBMS
4 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.12%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.53%) MarkLogic
7 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.76%) GIS
10 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.18%) Big Data
11 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.18%) QGIS
12 1 (0.59%) MS Access
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 40 (23.53%) JUnit
2 16 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.47%) Subversion
4 7 (4.12%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.94%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.94%) NUnit
6 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.35%) Xcode
7 3 (1.76%) gulp
7 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.18%) MSI
9 1 (0.59%) JIRA
9 1 (0.59%) Maven
9 1 (0.59%) Selenium
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.59%) WatiN
9 1 (0.59%) YouTrack
General
1 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 27 (15.88%) Banking
3 25 (14.71%) Front Office
4 15 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.88%) Games
6 4 (2.35%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Avionics
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (68.24%) Developer
2 56 (32.94%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.76%) Architect
4 18 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.82%) C++ Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Android Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.53%) Java Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Java Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.53%) MongoDB Developer
11 5 (2.94%) iOS Developer
11 5 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Sitecore Architect
11 5 (2.94%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Applications Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Consultant
12 4 (2.35%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (34.12%) Spring
2 40 (23.53%) J2SE
3 35 (20.59%) Hibernate
4 34 (20.00%) JMS
5 26 (15.29%) XML
6 24 (14.12%) HTML
7 22 (12.94%) .NET
8 20 (11.76%) Web Services
9 17 (10.00%) CSS
10 15 (8.82%) Drools
11 14 (8.24%) JPA
12 13 (7.65%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.65%) Apache CXF
12 13 (7.65%) JSON
12 13 (7.65%) Middleware
13 12 (7.06%) J2EE
13 12 (7.06%) JSF
14 10 (5.88%) HTML5
15 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
15 9 (5.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.59%) Algorithms
3 17 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 17 (10.00%) iPad
3 17 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.65%) Equity Derivative
6 11 (6.47%) Equities
7 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (5.29%) iPhone
8 7 (4.12%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.12%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.53%) Animation
9 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.94%) Apple TV
11 4 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (2.35%) Derivative
11 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.35%) Physics
11 4 (2.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.71%) Linux
2 54 (31.76%) Unix
3 26 (15.29%) Android
4 21 (12.35%) Windows
5 20 (11.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.12%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (51.18%) OOD
2 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
4 45 (26.47%) SDLC
5 27 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (13.53%) Multithreading
7 22 (12.94%) SOA
8 20 (11.76%) Scrum
8 20 (11.76%) UML
9 18 (10.59%) Data Modelling
10 17 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (9.41%) Android Development
11 16 (9.41%) MVC
11 16 (9.41%) Use Case
12 15 (8.82%) Open Source
12 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.24%) BPMN
13 14 (8.24%) Database Tuning
13 14 (8.24%) Logical Data Model
14 13 (7.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (73.53%) Java
2 68 (40.00%) SQL
3 43 (25.29%) Perl
4 39 (22.94%) C++
5 35 (20.59%) C#
6 31 (18.24%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.65%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.06%) Python
9 11 (6.47%) Ruby
10 10 (5.88%) Objective-C
10 10 (5.88%) PowerShell
11 9 (5.29%) PHP
12 8 (4.71%) VB.NET
13 7 (4.12%) Jython
14 6 (3.53%) C
15 5 (2.94%) Apple Swift
16 4 (2.35%) VB
17 3 (1.76%) Clojure
17 3 (1.76%) Scala
18 2 (1.18%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (8.82%) Degree
2 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) MCP
5 1 (0.59%) MCTS
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) OCA
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) BladeLogic
1 7 (4.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 7 (4.12%) Puppet
1 7 (4.12%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (29.41%) Sybase
2 38 (22.35%) Oracle
3 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.71%) HP
5 7 (4.12%) BMC
5 7 (4.12%) CA
5 7 (4.12%) Dell
5 7 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.53%) webMethods
7 5 (2.94%) Apple
7 5 (2.94%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.76%) Symantec
9 2 (1.18%) Cognos
9 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
9 2 (1.18%) Nintex
9 2 (1.18%) Pega
9 2 (1.18%) VMware
10 1 (0.59%) Telerik
10 1 (0.59%) Zend
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