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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 43 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing OO 108 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.71% 3.08% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 4.17% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 29
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
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.

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.

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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 22 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 22 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 -8 39 £375 - 10
Edinburgh +7 24 £450 - 14
Stirling +6 9 £425 - 1
Highlands - 9 - -
Fife - 5 - -
Renfrewshire +1 4 £450 +11.11%
Aberdeen 0 3 £375 -6.25%
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 99 (58.58%) Java
2 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
3 82 (48.52%) SQL
4 76 (44.97%) CSS
5 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (36.69%) HTML
7 53 (31.36%) Spring
7 53 (31.36%) Relational Database
8 45 (26.63%) OOD
9 44 (26.04%) Finance
10 42 (24.85%) Banking
11 40 (23.67%) UNIX
12 39 (23.08%) Oracle
13 38 (22.49%) XML
14 36 (21.30%) .NET
15 33 (19.53%) TDD
16 32 (18.93%) Perl
17 31 (18.34%) MVC
17 31 (18.34%) HTML5
18 30 (17.75%) C#
19 29 (17.16%) J2EE
19 29 (17.16%) JMS
19 29 (17.16%) RDBMS
19 29 (17.16%) Unit Testing
20 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
21 27 (15.98%) Sybase
21 27 (15.98%) JUnit
21 27 (15.98%) Linux
22 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
22 26 (15.38%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (10.06%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.73%) FileNet
4 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.14%) IIS
4 7 (4.14%) JBoss
5 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.96%) CMS
6 5 (2.96%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 3 (1.78%) Node.js
7 3 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.59%) nginx
9 1 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) HTTP
1 1 (0.59%) CTI
1 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.36%) Relational Database
2 29 (17.16%) RDBMS
3 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
4 18 (10.65%) DB2
5 9 (5.33%) MySQL
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.96%) Big Data
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.37%) Informix
8 3 (1.78%) EDRMS
9 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.59%) DTS
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) JUnit
2 18 (10.65%) Eclipse
3 17 (10.06%) Selenium
3 17 (10.06%) CruiseControl
4 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.92%) Ant
5 8 (4.73%) Subversion
5 8 (4.73%) Maven
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.96%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.37%) JSUnit
7 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.78%) Toad
8 3 (1.78%) NUnit
8 3 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.18%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (26.04%) Finance
2 42 (24.85%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.92%) Front Office
5 4 (2.37%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.37%) Back Office
6 3 (1.78%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (77.51%) Developer
2 70 (41.42%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Architect
6 11 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (2.96%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.96%) Analyst
8 5 (2.96%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (2.96%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.96%) Designer
9 4 (2.37%) Senior Designer
9 4 (2.37%) Perl Developer
9 4 (2.37%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.37%) C# Developer
10 3 (1.78%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (1.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (44.97%) CSS
2 62 (36.69%) HTML
3 53 (31.36%) Spring
4 38 (22.49%) XML
5 36 (21.30%) .NET
6 31 (18.34%) HTML5
7 29 (17.16%) J2EE
7 29 (17.16%) JMS
8 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 26 (15.38%) jQuery
8 26 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 23 (13.61%) JSP
10 22 (13.02%) Ajax
11 20 (11.83%) Web Services
12 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
12 19 (11.24%) Dojo
12 19 (11.24%) XSLT
13 18 (10.65%) Hibernate
14 17 (10.06%) J2SE
14 17 (10.06%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.33%) Fixed Income
2 9 (5.33%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.37%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.37%) Equities
6 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.78%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) Social Network
7 2 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Animation
8 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.67%) UNIX
2 27 (15.98%) Linux
3 12 (7.10%) Windows
4 4 (2.37%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.63%) OOD
3 33 (19.53%) TDD
4 31 (18.34%) MVC
5 29 (17.16%) Unit Testing
6 24 (14.20%) Software Engineering
7 23 (13.61%) OOP
8 22 (13.02%) SOA
9 21 (12.43%) UML
10 20 (11.83%) Scrum
10 20 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (9.47%) Data Modelling
11 16 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (8.88%) Web Application Development
13 14 (8.28%) Use Case
14 11 (6.51%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 11 (6.51%) Separation of Concerns
14 11 (6.51%) Web Development
15 10 (5.92%) Database Tuning
15 10 (5.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.58%) Java
2 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
3 82 (48.52%) SQL
4 32 (18.93%) Perl
5 30 (17.75%) C#
6 22 (13.02%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.88%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) VB
10 5 (2.96%) Jython
10 5 (2.96%) Groovy
11 4 (2.37%) Scala
11 4 (2.37%) C++
12 2 (1.18%) XPath
12 2 (1.18%) Ada
12 2 (1.18%) C
12 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) Degree
3 9 (5.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.78%) MCSE
6 3 (1.78%) MCSD
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.59%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) MiFID
2 3 (1.78%) EMIR
2 3 (1.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (23.08%) Oracle
2 27 (15.98%) Sybase
3 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.59%) Sun
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) CA
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.59%) Apple
6 1 (0.59%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) Pega
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