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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 62 60 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Contract jobs citing OO 70 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.49% 2.51% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.65% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 14
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£350 £356 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £239 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
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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
2074 1724 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.89% 68.79% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 870 842
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 61 53
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £9.48 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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 -3 42 £350 -9.09% 13
Edinburgh -12 15 £350 +16.47% 12
Stirling - 5 £425 - 2
Aberdeen - 4 £350 - 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Fife - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 122 (71.76%) Java
2 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
4 62 (36.47%) SQL
4 62 (36.47%) Relational Database
5 55 (32.35%) CSS
6 48 (28.24%) UNIX
7 47 (27.65%) Oracle
7 47 (27.65%) Spring
8 45 (26.47%) Perl
9 43 (25.29%) XML
9 43 (25.29%) Finance
10 37 (21.76%) Banking
11 36 (21.18%) J2EE
12 35 (20.59%) XSLT
12 35 (20.59%) SOA
13 34 (20.00%) Web Services
14 33 (19.41%) MVC
14 33 (19.41%) OOD
15 31 (18.24%) C#
16 30 (17.65%) JMS
17 28 (16.47%) JSP
17 28 (16.47%) jQuery
18 27 (15.88%) Ajax
18 27 (15.88%) HTML
18 27 (15.88%) RDBMS
19 26 (15.29%) PL/SQL
19 26 (15.29%) .NET
19 26 (15.29%) Linux
19 26 (15.29%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 24 (14.12%) WebSphere
2 19 (11.18%) JBoss
3 12 (7.06%) CMS
4 7 (4.12%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.53%) Apache
6 5 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.35%) IIS
7 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.35%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.59%) Node.js
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.59%) MS Project
1 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) Endur
2 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) IaaS
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) Internet
1 3 (1.76%) HTTP
1 3 (1.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.47%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.88%) RDBMS
3 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 25 (14.71%) DB2
4 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.53%) MySQL
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) SSDT
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (12.94%) Selenium
2 20 (11.76%) CruiseControl
3 10 (5.88%) JUnit
4 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.53%) Maven
6 5 (2.94%) Subversion
6 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.76%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.76%) Hudson
8 3 (1.76%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.18%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.59%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.59%) YourKit
General
1 43 (25.29%) Finance
2 37 (21.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Front Office
4 5 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Publishing
6 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (83.53%) Developer
2 63 (37.06%) Java Developer
3 28 (16.47%) Designer
4 22 (12.94%) Senior Developer
5 14 (8.24%) Database Developer
6 12 (7.06%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Architect
10 6 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Applications Architect
11 5 (2.94%) C++ Developer
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (2.35%) Java Architect
12 4 (2.35%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (2.35%) iOS Developer
13 3 (1.76%) WPF Developer
13 3 (1.76%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.35%) CSS
2 47 (27.65%) Spring
3 43 (25.29%) XML
4 36 (21.18%) J2EE
5 35 (20.59%) XSLT
6 34 (20.00%) Web Services
7 30 (17.65%) JMS
8 28 (16.47%) JSP
8 28 (16.47%) jQuery
9 27 (15.88%) Ajax
9 27 (15.88%) HTML
10 26 (15.29%) .NET
11 23 (13.53%) Struts
11 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
12 22 (12.94%) Spring Web Flow
13 21 (12.35%) Spring MVC
13 21 (12.35%) JDBC
14 20 (11.76%) iBATIS
14 20 (11.76%) GWT
15 19 (11.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.88%) Derivative
3 9 (5.29%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.35%) Social Network
7 4 (2.35%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.76%) Open Source
8 3 (1.76%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.76%) User Experience
8 3 (1.76%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) DataPower
9 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.18%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.24%) UNIX
2 26 (15.29%) Linux
3 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.94%) Android
4 5 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.59%) SOA
3 33 (19.41%) MVC
3 33 (19.41%) OOD
4 26 (15.29%) UML
5 24 (14.12%) Use Case
6 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
6 22 (12.94%) TDD
7 21 (12.35%) OOP
7 21 (12.35%) Web Application Development
8 16 (9.41%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (8.82%) Scrum
10 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.06%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.88%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.29%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (4.12%) Waterfall
14 7 (4.12%) Functional Programming
14 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 122 (71.76%) Java
2 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
3 62 (36.47%) SQL
4 45 (26.47%) Perl
5 31 (18.24%) C#
6 26 (15.29%) PL/SQL
7 22 (12.94%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.88%) Scala
9 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 7 (4.12%) Clojure
10 7 (4.12%) C++
11 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.35%) XPath
11 4 (2.35%) Haskell
12 3 (1.76%) Groovy
12 3 (1.76%) Lisp
13 2 (1.18%) Python
13 2 (1.18%) C
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
13 2 (1.18%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (27.65%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) Sybase
3 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.35%) Adobe
5 3 (1.76%) Twitter
5 3 (1.76%) Google
5 3 (1.76%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Lotus
6 2 (1.18%) Sun
6 2 (1.18%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.18%) Kony
7 1 (0.59%) Sencha
7 1 (0.59%) Nintex
7 1 (0.59%) Apple
7 1 (0.59%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
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