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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 47 42 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +53
Contract jobs citing OO 95 79 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.45% 3.23% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 4.61% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
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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
2099 1712 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.33% 69.91% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 863 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 68
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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.

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 28 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 51 £400 -5.88% 25
Edinburgh -1 27 £450 +57.89% 21
Stirling - 5 - - 1
Aberdeen +12 4 £338 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 123 (67.21%) Java
2 76 (41.53%) SQL
3 62 (33.88%) Relational Database
4 51 (27.87%) Perl
4 51 (27.87%) Oracle
5 47 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 47 (25.68%) UNIX
6 46 (25.14%) Web Services
6 46 (25.14%) C#
7 45 (24.59%) CSS
8 42 (22.95%) .NET
9 39 (21.31%) Linux
9 39 (21.31%) Finance
9 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (20.77%) SOA
11 37 (20.22%) Banking
12 36 (19.67%) Use Case
13 35 (19.13%) XML
14 34 (18.58%) UML
14 34 (18.58%) OOD
15 32 (17.49%) OOP
15 32 (17.49%) Spring
16 31 (16.94%) JBoss
16 31 (16.94%) XSLT
17 29 (15.85%) J2EE
18 28 (15.30%) JSF
18 28 (15.30%) Scrum
19 27 (14.75%) JSP
20 26 (14.21%) MVC
20 26 (14.21%) Hibernate

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 19 (10.38%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.83%) IIS
5 6 (3.28%) CMS
6 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.73%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.19%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.09%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.55%) Mule
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.55%) Drupal
10 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.19%) MS Project
3 4 (2.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.19%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.64%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.55%) Endur
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) GitHub
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.88%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.38%) DB2
4 18 (9.84%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.83%) KDB
9 6 (3.28%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.19%) Informix
12 3 (1.64%) MySQL
12 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.55%) MS Access
13 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.29%) CruiseControl
1 17 (9.29%) Selenium
2 13 (7.10%) JUnit
3 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.83%) Maven
5 6 (3.28%) Subversion
6 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (2.19%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.64%) Hudson
8 3 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.09%) NCrunch
9 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.09%) JIRA
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.55%) LSMW
10 1 (0.55%) NetAdvantage
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (21.31%) Finance
2 37 (20.22%) Banking
3 19 (10.38%) Front Office
4 4 (2.19%) Publishing
5 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) German Language
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (76.50%) Developer
2 53 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.58%) Designer
4 16 (8.74%) Architect
5 14 (7.65%) Senior Developer
5 14 (7.65%) C++ Developer
6 13 (7.10%) Java Architect
7 12 (6.56%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.46%) Web Developer
9 9 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Database Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Junior Java Architect
10 8 (4.37%) Junior
10 8 (4.37%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Junior Architect
10 8 (4.37%) WPF Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Senior Designer
11 7 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.14%) Web Services
2 45 (24.59%) CSS
3 42 (22.95%) .NET
4 35 (19.13%) XML
5 32 (17.49%) Spring
6 31 (16.94%) XSLT
7 29 (15.85%) J2EE
8 28 (15.30%) JSF
9 27 (14.75%) JSP
10 26 (14.21%) Hibernate
11 25 (13.66%) JMS
12 24 (13.11%) HTML
13 22 (12.02%) JPA
13 22 (12.02%) Apache CXF
14 21 (11.48%) jQuery
15 19 (10.38%) iBATIS
15 19 (10.38%) Spring MVC
15 19 (10.38%) Struts
15 19 (10.38%) Ajax
16 18 (9.84%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (8.74%) Derivative
3 11 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.83%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.83%) Equities
6 5 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.73%) Animation
7 4 (2.19%) Kindle
8 3 (1.64%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.09%) Open Source
10 1 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.55%) SCORM
10 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.68%) UNIX
2 39 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (6.56%) Windows
4 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.77%) SOA
3 36 (19.67%) Use Case
4 34 (18.58%) UML
4 34 (18.58%) OOD
5 32 (17.49%) OOP
6 28 (15.30%) Scrum
7 26 (14.21%) MVC
8 23 (12.57%) Unit Testing
9 20 (10.93%) Data Modelling
10 18 (9.84%) Web Application Development
11 15 (8.20%) TDD
12 14 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (5.46%) Workflow
14 9 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
14 9 (4.92%) Multithreading
15 7 (3.83%) MVVM
15 7 (3.83%) E-Commerce
15 7 (3.83%) Software Engineering
16 6 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (67.21%) Java
2 76 (41.53%) SQL
3 51 (27.87%) Perl
4 47 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 46 (25.14%) C#
6 22 (12.02%) PL/SQL
7 18 (9.84%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.20%) C++
9 12 (6.56%) Scala
10 11 (6.01%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.92%) Python
12 6 (3.28%) PHP
12 6 (3.28%) Groovy
13 5 (2.73%) Clojure
13 5 (2.73%) XAML
14 4 (2.19%) Haskell
15 3 (1.64%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.09%) Jython
16 2 (1.09%) SAPscript
16 2 (1.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.55%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.19%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (27.87%) Oracle
2 31 (16.94%) JBoss
3 23 (12.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.93%) Sybase
5 9 (4.92%) Adobe
6 6 (3.28%) IBM
7 5 (2.73%) SAP
7 5 (2.73%) Nintex
8 4 (2.19%) Lotus
8 4 (2.19%) Cognos
9 3 (1.64%) Twitter
10 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.55%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.55%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.55%) Zend
10 1 (0.55%) Progress
10 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.55%) Sun
10 1 (0.55%) HP
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