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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 53 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing OO 70 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 2.72% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 3.30% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 45
Median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £255 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £453 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.16%
OO
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
1776 2634 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.62% 82.26% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1383 1170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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

OO
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

OO
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 29 September 2016.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OO
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

OO
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 29 September 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 +14 32 £360 -4.00% 14
Edinburgh -7 19 £475 +22.58% 14
Renfrewshire -14 6 £415 +29.68%
Dundee +2 5 £325 +44.44% 1
West Lothian +7 4 £378 +16.15%
Fife 0 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 118 (67.82%) Java
2 96 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (48.85%) OOD
4 68 (39.08%) SQL
5 66 (37.93%) Spring
6 64 (36.78%) Linux
7 62 (35.63%) Finance
8 53 (30.46%) Unix
9 50 (28.74%) DB2
10 49 (28.16%) Sybase
11 47 (27.01%) Relational Database
12 46 (26.44%) Perl
12 46 (26.44%) C#
12 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
13 43 (24.71%) C++
14 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (23.56%) J2SE
16 40 (22.99%) JUnit
16 40 (22.99%) SDLC
17 36 (20.69%) RDBMS
18 35 (20.11%) JMS
19 29 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 29 (16.67%) Hibernate
19 29 (16.67%) Banking
19 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (16.67%) Android
20 28 (16.09%) Scrum
20 28 (16.09%) .NET
21 26 (14.94%) Front Office
22 25 (14.37%) HTML

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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 20 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.62%) JBoss
3 10 (5.75%) Apache
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (4.02%) CMS
4 7 (4.02%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.15%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.15%) Drupal
8 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.45%) iTunes
3 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.72%) GitHub
3 3 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) HTTP
2 5 (2.87%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.72%) Firewall
3 3 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.72%) iSCSI
3 3 (1.72%) NAS
3 3 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (28.74%) DB2
2 47 (27.01%) Relational Database
3 36 (20.69%) RDBMS
4 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.60%) MarkLogic
5 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.02%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.72%) GIS
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.15%) Big Data
9 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.15%) QGIS
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.57%) IBM BigInsights
10 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (22.99%) JUnit
2 17 (9.77%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.17%) Subversion
3 9 (5.17%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.45%) gulp
5 5 (2.87%) CruiseControl
5 5 (2.87%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.87%) NUnit
5 5 (2.87%) Xcode
6 4 (2.30%) Grunt
6 4 (2.30%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.30%) Protractor
6 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.72%) JIRA
7 3 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.72%) Selenium
7 3 (1.72%) YouTrack
8 2 (1.15%) Bower
General
1 62 (35.63%) Finance
2 29 (16.67%) Banking
3 26 (14.94%) Front Office
4 14 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.32%) Games
6 4 (2.30%) Legal
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Advertising
8 2 (1.15%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (74.71%) Developer
2 61 (35.06%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.20%) Senior Developer
4 15 (8.62%) C++ Developer
5 13 (7.47%) Android Developer
6 12 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.02%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.45%) Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) MongoDB Developer
10 6 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (2.87%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Sitecore Architect
11 5 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.30%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (37.93%) Spring
2 41 (23.56%) J2SE
3 35 (20.11%) JMS
4 29 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 28 (16.09%) .NET
6 25 (14.37%) HTML
7 23 (13.22%) XML
8 20 (11.49%) Web Services
9 17 (9.77%) CSS
10 16 (9.20%) JSON
11 15 (8.62%) RESTful
12 13 (7.47%) .NET Framework
12 13 (7.47%) J2EE
13 12 (6.90%) AngularJS
13 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
13 12 (6.90%) HTML5
13 12 (6.90%) JSP
13 12 (6.90%) Middleware
14 11 (6.32%) Java EE
15 10 (5.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.49%) Algorithms
2 20 (11.49%) iPad
2 20 (11.49%) Mathematics
3 17 (9.77%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.62%) Data Structures
5 14 (8.05%) Equity Derivative
6 12 (6.90%) iPhone
7 11 (6.32%) Equities
8 9 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (4.60%) User Experience
10 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
11 6 (3.45%) Animation
12 5 (2.87%) Apple TV
13 4 (2.30%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (2.30%) Applied Mathematics
13 4 (2.30%) Derivative
13 4 (2.30%) Fixed Income
13 4 (2.30%) Physics
13 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.78%) Linux
2 53 (30.46%) Unix
3 29 (16.67%) Android
4 24 (13.79%) Apple iOS
5 19 (10.92%) Windows
6 4 (2.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (48.85%) OOD
3 46 (26.44%) Software Engineering
4 40 (22.99%) SDLC
5 29 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (16.09%) Scrum
7 23 (13.22%) Multithreading
8 20 (11.49%) OOP
9 19 (10.92%) TDD
10 18 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 17 (9.77%) Android Development
11 17 (9.77%) MVC
11 17 (9.77%) Open Source
12 15 (8.62%) Database Tuning
12 15 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (8.62%) User Stories
13 13 (7.47%) Workflow
14 11 (6.32%) iOS Development
14 11 (6.32%) Wealth Management
15 10 (5.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 118 (67.82%) Java
2 68 (39.08%) SQL
3 46 (26.44%) C#
3 46 (26.44%) Perl
4 43 (24.71%) C++
5 29 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.62%) Python
7 14 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 12 (6.90%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.60%) Apple Swift
10 7 (4.02%) PHP
11 6 (3.45%) Jython
11 6 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.45%) Ruby
12 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.30%) ES6
13 4 (2.30%) VB
14 2 (1.15%) Delphi
14 2 (1.15%) Lua
14 2 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.30%) ISEB
4 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) HND
5 1 (0.57%) MCP
5 1 (0.57%) MCTS
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 6 (3.45%) Puppet
1 6 (3.45%) SCOrch
2 5 (2.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (28.16%) Sybase
2 25 (14.37%) Oracle
3 17 (9.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.02%) Apple
4 7 (4.02%) HP
4 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.45%) BMC
5 6 (3.45%) CA
5 6 (3.45%) Dell
5 6 (3.45%) webMethods
6 5 (2.87%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.72%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.15%) Cognos
8 2 (1.15%) Nintex
8 2 (1.15%) Telerik
9 1 (0.57%) Zend
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