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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 50 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 97 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.94% 3.37% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 4.32% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 28
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.38 - £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -3.85%
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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
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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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.

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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 4 September 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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Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

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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 4 September 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
Edinburgh 0 37 £388 -12.67% 13
Glasgow -7 34 £375 -6.25% 14
Stirling +10 6 - -
Dundee - 3 £225 - 1
Fife - 3 - - 4
Renfrewshire - 2 £323 -
West Lothian - 2 £385 - 1
Highlands - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 133 (63.33%) Java
2 92 (43.81%) SQL
3 83 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 81 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (33.81%) HTML
6 69 (32.86%) CSS
7 64 (30.48%) Finance
8 56 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 54 (25.71%) Spring
10 51 (24.29%) OOD
11 47 (22.38%) TDD
11 47 (22.38%) Software Engineering
12 41 (19.52%) SDLC
13 40 (19.05%) UNIX
14 38 (18.10%) C#
15 36 (17.14%) OOP
16 34 (16.19%) Linux
16 34 (16.19%) RDBMS
16 34 (16.19%) Oracle
16 34 (16.19%) JUnit
17 33 (15.71%) XML
17 33 (15.71%) Banking
18 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 30 (14.29%) Unit Testing
19 29 (13.81%) UML
19 29 (13.81%) HTML5
20 28 (13.33%) .NET
20 28 (13.33%) Perl
21 27 (12.86%) Sybase
21 27 (12.86%) JMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (6.19%) Tomcat
1 13 (6.19%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.71%) JBoss
3 9 (4.29%) Node.js
4 8 (3.81%) Apache
5 7 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.38%) FileNet
7 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) CTI
1 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 34 (16.19%) RDBMS
3 30 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 20 (9.52%) DB2
5 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.90%) Big Data
6 4 (1.90%) Informix
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.43%) EDRMS
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.95%) MySQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQLite
9 1 (0.48%) KDB
9 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (16.19%) JUnit
2 15 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.71%) Ant
3 12 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.24%) Hudson
5 10 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 10 (4.76%) Selenium
6 7 (3.33%) Grunt
7 6 (2.86%) gulp
8 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.90%) NUnit
9 4 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.43%) Subversion
10 3 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.43%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.43%) JIRA
11 2 (0.95%) JSUnit
General
1 64 (30.48%) Finance
2 33 (15.71%) Banking
3 13 (6.19%) Front Office
4 12 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.81%) Military
5 8 (3.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.90%) Back Office
7 3 (1.43%) Games
8 2 (0.95%) Retail
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 151 (71.90%) Developer
2 79 (37.62%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Senior Developer
4 18 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (7.62%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (7.14%) Architect
7 14 (6.67%) Analyst
7 14 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.19%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 9 (4.29%) Programmer
11 8 (3.81%) Lead Developer
11 8 (3.81%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.81%) Lead Java Developer
11 8 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.81%) Technical Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.81%) HTML
2 69 (32.86%) CSS
3 54 (25.71%) Spring
4 33 (15.71%) XML
5 29 (13.81%) HTML5
6 28 (13.33%) .NET
7 27 (12.86%) JMS
8 26 (12.38%) jQuery
9 25 (11.90%) Hibernate
10 24 (11.43%) AngularJS
11 23 (10.95%) J2EE
12 21 (10.00%) J2SE
13 18 (8.57%) Dojo
13 18 (8.57%) ASP.NET
14 17 (8.10%) JPA
15 16 (7.62%) .NET Framework
16 15 (7.14%) JSP
17 14 (6.67%) Sass
18 13 (6.19%) LESS
19 12 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.90%) User Experience
7 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.43%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.95%) Equities
8 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (0.48%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.05%) UNIX
2 34 (16.19%) Linux
3 15 (7.14%) Windows
4 8 (3.81%) Android
5 6 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.29%) OOD
3 47 (22.38%) TDD
3 47 (22.38%) Software Engineering
4 41 (19.52%) SDLC
5 36 (17.14%) OOP
6 30 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 29 (13.81%) UML
8 21 (10.00%) MVC
8 21 (10.00%) SOA
9 19 (9.05%) Data Modelling
9 19 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.62%) Use Case
11 15 (7.14%) Scrum
12 12 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (5.24%) Logical Data Model
13 11 (5.24%) Web Development
13 11 (5.24%) Pair Programming
14 10 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
15 9 (4.29%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.33%) Java
2 92 (43.81%) SQL
3 83 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 38 (18.10%) C#
5 28 (13.33%) Perl
6 17 (8.10%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.62%) C++
8 14 (6.67%) Python
9 9 (4.29%) VB
9 9 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.81%) Ada
11 6 (2.86%) PHP
12 4 (1.90%) Scala
13 3 (1.43%) C
13 3 (1.43%) Ruby
14 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.95%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.48%) R
15 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.57%) Degree
3 12 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.43%) MCSD
6 3 (1.43%) MCSE
7 2 (0.95%) ISEB
7 2 (0.95%) MCP
7 2 (0.95%) MCTS
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.38%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) EMIR
2 3 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.48%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 34 (16.19%) Oracle
2 27 (12.86%) Sybase
3 14 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.86%) IBM
5 4 (1.90%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Pega
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) CA
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
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