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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 73 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 81 93 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.71% 3.06% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 3.87% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 50
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £313 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
2473 2402 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.12% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1309 1081
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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

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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

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +9 42 £385 -6.66% 15
Edinburgh 0 29 £525 +35.48% 13
Renfrewshire -27 9 £390 -13.33%
Fife +4 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 102 (67.55%) Java
2 55 (36.42%) Relational Database
3 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (33.11%) UML
5 49 (32.45%) Hibernate
6 48 (31.79%) Oracle
7 47 (31.13%) OOD
7 47 (31.13%) SOA
8 45 (29.80%) SQL
9 44 (29.14%) Use Case
10 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
11 40 (26.49%) Data Modelling
11 40 (26.49%) JBoss
11 40 (26.49%) Finance
11 40 (26.49%) JSF
12 39 (25.83%) JPA
13 36 (23.84%) Apache CXF
14 35 (23.18%) BPMN
15 33 (21.85%) Linux
15 33 (21.85%) Logical Data Model
16 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
16 31 (20.53%) Drools
17 30 (19.87%) Spring
17 30 (19.87%) SDLC
18 29 (19.21%) HTML
19 28 (18.54%) Web Services
19 28 (18.54%) RDBMS
20 27 (17.88%) CSS
21 26 (17.22%) .NET
21 26 (17.22%) C#

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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 40 (26.49%) JBoss
2 14 (9.27%) Node.js
3 7 (4.64%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.31%) Apache
4 5 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.31%) NServiceBus
4 5 (3.31%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.27%) HTTP
2 6 (3.97%) Firewall
2 6 (3.97%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.97%) iSCSI
2 6 (3.97%) NAS
2 6 (3.97%) SAN
3 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.66%) RS-232
4 1 (0.66%) RS-485
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.42%) Relational Database
2 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
3 28 (18.54%) RDBMS
4 23 (15.23%) DB2
5 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Big Data
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.91%) Git (software)
1 21 (13.91%) JUnit
2 12 (7.95%) gulp
3 9 (5.96%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.64%) Subversion
5 6 (3.97%) MSI
6 3 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.32%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) Maven
7 2 (1.32%) NUnit
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.32%) Xcode
8 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.66%) jMock
8 1 (0.66%) Moq
8 1 (0.66%) Selenium
8 1 (0.66%) WatiN
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 16 (10.60%) Banking
3 14 (9.27%) Front Office
4 10 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Avionics
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (52.98%) Developer
2 44 (29.14%) Architect
3 34 (22.52%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (19.21%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Java Architect
5 11 (7.28%) Java Solutions Architect
5 11 (7.28%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Applications Architect
7 9 (5.96%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (4.64%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Lead Architect
10 6 (3.97%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (3.31%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.31%) SOA Architect
11 5 (3.31%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (32.45%) Hibernate
2 40 (26.49%) JSF
3 39 (25.83%) JPA
4 36 (23.84%) Apache CXF
5 31 (20.53%) Drools
6 30 (19.87%) Spring
7 29 (19.21%) HTML
8 28 (18.54%) Web Services
9 27 (17.88%) CSS
10 26 (17.22%) .NET
11 25 (16.56%) RichFaces
12 18 (11.92%) J2SE
13 17 (11.26%) XML
14 15 (9.93%) JMS
15 13 (8.61%) .NET Framework
15 13 (8.61%) AngularJS
15 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.61%) HTML5
15 13 (8.61%) RESTful
16 11 (7.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 14 (9.27%) iPad
4 10 (6.62%) Data Structures
4 10 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.96%) Public Cloud
6 8 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 8 (5.30%) Equities
6 8 (5.30%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (5.30%) User Experience
7 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.65%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.32%) Derivative
10 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.66%) Physics
11 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.85%) Linux
2 26 (17.22%) Unix
3 22 (14.57%) Windows
4 15 (9.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.65%) Android
7 3 (1.99%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (33.11%) UML
3 47 (31.13%) OOD
3 47 (31.13%) SOA
4 44 (29.14%) Use Case
5 40 (26.49%) Data Modelling
6 35 (23.18%) BPMN
7 33 (21.85%) Logical Data Model
8 30 (19.87%) SDLC
9 26 (17.22%) Scrum
10 21 (13.91%) Software Engineering
10 21 (13.91%) TDD
11 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (11.92%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (10.60%) MVC
14 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
15 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
16 12 (7.95%) Service Design
17 11 (7.28%) Unit Testing
17 11 (7.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (67.55%) Java
2 45 (29.80%) SQL
3 43 (28.48%) JavaScript
4 26 (17.22%) C#
5 20 (13.25%) Perl
6 17 (11.26%) C++
6 17 (11.26%) PowerShell
7 12 (7.95%) Python
7 12 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.62%) C
9 9 (5.96%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.30%) Jython
11 6 (3.97%) COBOL
11 6 (3.97%) PL/1
11 6 (3.97%) Ruby
11 6 (3.97%) VBScript
12 5 (3.31%) PHP
13 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.99%) Clojure
14 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) MCP
5 1 (0.66%) MCTS
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.66%) OCA
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.30%) BladeLogic
1 8 (5.30%) Puppet
1 8 (5.30%) SCOrch
2 7 (4.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (3.97%) SCCM
4 5 (3.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.31%) WSUS
5 1 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (31.79%) Oracle
2 25 (16.56%) Sybase
3 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.62%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.96%) CA
5 9 (5.96%) HP
6 8 (5.30%) BMC
6 8 (5.30%) Dell
6 8 (5.30%) VMware
7 5 (3.31%) Symantec
8 2 (1.32%) Citrix
8 2 (1.32%) Pega
8 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.32%) webMethods
9 1 (0.66%) Google
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