The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 57 37 107
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +70
Contract jobs citing OO 78 93 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.83% 3.77% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 5.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 2
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2081 1750 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.48% 70.99% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 878 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.20 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 28 July 2014.

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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 28 July 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 -5 48 £400 +1.58% 17
Edinburgh -19 18 £445 +48.41% 17
Aberdeen +8 4 - - 2
Dundee - - - - 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 3
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 99 (57.89%) Java
2 83 (48.54%) SQL
3 59 (34.50%) Relational Database
4 57 (33.33%) Perl
5 53 (30.99%) C#
6 48 (28.07%) .NET
7 47 (27.49%) UNIX
8 44 (25.73%) CSS
8 44 (25.73%) JavaScript
9 43 (25.15%) Oracle
9 43 (25.15%) Finance
10 42 (24.56%) Linux
11 41 (23.98%) Web Services
12 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (19.88%) Banking
13 34 (19.88%) OOP
14 33 (19.30%) Spring
15 29 (16.96%) XML
16 28 (16.37%) OOD
17 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
18 26 (15.20%) HTML
18 26 (15.20%) UML
18 26 (15.20%) JMS
19 25 (14.62%) JBoss
19 25 (14.62%) XSLT
20 24 (14.04%) JSP
20 24 (14.04%) MVC
20 24 (14.04%) Scrum
20 24 (14.04%) Use Case
21 23 (13.45%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (11.70%) SharePoint
2 17 (9.94%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.85%) IIS
5 7 (4.09%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.09%) MS Project Server
6 5 (2.92%) CMS
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.58%) Lync
10 1 (0.58%) Node.js
10 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.58%) Mule
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Project
2 7 (4.09%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.34%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.75%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (34.50%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.45%) DB2
4 21 (12.28%) RDBMS
5 14 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.09%) Informix
8 7 (4.09%) KDB
9 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.92%) MySQL
11 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.58%) MS Access
13 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.94%) JUnit
2 15 (8.77%) CruiseControl
2 15 (8.77%) Selenium
3 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.51%) Subversion
4 6 (3.51%) Maven
5 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Blend
6 4 (2.34%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.34%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.75%) JIRA
7 3 (1.75%) Hudson
7 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.17%) NCrunch
8 2 (1.17%) NetAdvantage
9 1 (0.58%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (0.58%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.58%) Toad
9 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
General
1 43 (25.15%) Finance
2 34 (19.88%) Banking
3 18 (10.53%) Front Office
4 4 (2.34%) Publishing
5 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 135 (78.95%) Developer
2 47 (27.49%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Designer
4 15 (8.77%) Architect
5 13 (7.60%) C++ Developer
5 13 (7.60%) Java Architect
6 12 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.43%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.85%) WPF Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Junior Architect
9 8 (4.68%) Junior
9 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Junior Java Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Perl Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Administrator
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.07%) .NET
2 44 (25.73%) CSS
3 41 (23.98%) Web Services
4 33 (19.30%) Spring
5 29 (16.96%) XML
6 26 (15.20%) HTML
6 26 (15.20%) JMS
7 25 (14.62%) XSLT
8 24 (14.04%) JSP
9 23 (13.45%) J2EE
10 22 (12.87%) JSF
11 20 (11.70%) Hibernate
11 20 (11.70%) jQuery
12 19 (11.11%) JPA
12 19 (11.11%) Apache CXF
13 17 (9.94%) iBATIS
13 17 (9.94%) Spring MVC
13 17 (9.94%) Ajax
13 17 (9.94%) Struts
14 16 (9.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.85%) Derivative
5 7 (4.09%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (4.09%) Equities
5 7 (4.09%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.92%) Animation
7 4 (2.34%) Kindle
8 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.58%) SCORM
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.49%) UNIX
2 42 (24.56%) Linux
3 13 (7.60%) Windows
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.17%) Android
6 2 (1.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.88%) OOP
3 28 (16.37%) OOD
4 26 (15.20%) UML
5 24 (14.04%) MVC
5 24 (14.04%) Scrum
5 24 (14.04%) Use Case
6 23 (13.45%) SOA
7 22 (12.87%) Unit Testing
8 17 (9.94%) Web Application Development
8 17 (9.94%) Data Modelling
9 16 (9.36%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (7.60%) Workflow
11 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (6.43%) TDD
13 10 (5.85%) Multithreading
14 9 (5.26%) MVVM
15 7 (4.09%) Database Tuning
16 6 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (57.89%) Java
2 83 (48.54%) SQL
3 57 (33.33%) Perl
4 53 (30.99%) C#
5 44 (25.73%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 16 (9.36%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.77%) T-SQL
9 14 (8.19%) C++
10 10 (5.85%) Python
11 9 (5.26%) PHP
12 7 (4.09%) XAML
13 6 (3.51%) Scala
14 4 (2.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.75%) VB
16 2 (1.17%) ABAP
16 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.17%) SAPscript
17 1 (0.58%) XQuery
17 1 (0.58%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) Oracle
2 25 (14.62%) JBoss
3 23 (13.45%) Sybase
3 23 (13.45%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.43%) Adobe
5 6 (3.51%) IBM
6 5 (2.92%) SAP
6 5 (2.92%) Nintex
7 4 (2.34%) Lotus
7 4 (2.34%) Cognos
8 2 (1.17%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.17%) Zend
8 2 (1.17%) Twitter
9 1 (0.58%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.58%) Progress
9 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.58%) HP
9 1 (0.58%) Informatica
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