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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 59 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 75 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.94% 2.19% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 2.76% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 33
Average daily rate £450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £255 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh +20 52 £538 +38.70% 14
Glasgow +2 19 £340 -20.00% 12
Renfrewshire - 3 £330 - 1
Stirling -1 1 £277 -30.68% 1
Fife -1 1 - -
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 88 (62.86%) Java
2 50 (35.71%) UML
3 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (30.71%) Hibernate
5 42 (30.00%) Oracle
6 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
6 41 (29.29%) SOA
6 41 (29.29%) Use Case
6 41 (29.29%) Relational Database
7 38 (27.14%) Data Modelling
8 37 (26.43%) JPA
8 37 (26.43%) JSF
9 36 (25.71%) JBoss
9 36 (25.71%) SQL
10 35 (25.00%) C#
10 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 33 (23.57%) Apache CXF
12 32 (22.86%) HTML
12 32 (22.86%) Finance
13 31 (22.14%) CSS
13 31 (22.14%) TDD
13 31 (22.14%) Logical Data Model
14 30 (21.43%) BPMN
15 29 (20.71%) .NET
16 28 (20.00%) Scrum
16 28 (20.00%) Drools
17 24 (17.14%) MVC
17 24 (17.14%) Web Services
18 22 (15.71%) OOD
18 22 (15.71%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (25.71%) JBoss
2 12 (8.57%) Node.js
3 6 (4.29%) Apache
3 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.57%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.14%) CMS
6 2 (1.43%) CICS
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (4.29%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 4 (2.86%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 4 (2.86%) NAS
2 4 (2.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.14%) RS-232
3 3 (2.14%) RS-485
4 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.29%) Relational Database
2 35 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.86%) DB2
6 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.29%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.86%) gulp
3 11 (7.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.00%) MSI
5 5 (3.57%) JUnit
6 4 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.86%) Subversion
7 3 (2.14%) Grunt
7 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.14%) Maven
8 2 (1.43%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.43%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.43%) JIRA
8 2 (1.43%) jMock
8 2 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Military
4 3 (2.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (48.57%) Developer
2 39 (27.86%) Architect
3 30 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.29%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.86%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.43%) Java Architect
9 9 (6.43%) Java Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.71%) Applications Architect
11 7 (5.00%) Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.29%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Lead Architect
13 5 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.57%) SOA Architect
13 5 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.71%) Hibernate
2 37 (26.43%) JPA
2 37 (26.43%) JSF
3 33 (23.57%) Apache CXF
4 32 (22.86%) HTML
5 31 (22.14%) CSS
6 29 (20.71%) .NET
7 28 (20.00%) Drools
8 24 (17.14%) Web Services
9 22 (15.71%) RichFaces
10 19 (13.57%) jQuery
11 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
11 17 (12.14%) ASP.NET
12 16 (11.43%) XML
13 15 (10.71%) Spring
14 14 (10.00%) HTML5
15 13 (9.29%) .NET Framework
15 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (9.29%) Entity Framework
15 13 (9.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) iPad
2 9 (6.43%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (5.71%) User Experience
4 7 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.14%) VLE
8 1 (0.71%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.71%) iPhone
8 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.00%) Linux
4 12 (8.57%) Unix
5 8 (5.71%) Android
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.43%) MVS
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) UML
2 47 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.29%) SOA
3 41 (29.29%) Use Case
4 38 (27.14%) Data Modelling
5 31 (22.14%) Logical Data Model
5 31 (22.14%) TDD
6 30 (21.43%) BPMN
7 28 (20.00%) Scrum
8 24 (17.14%) MVC
9 22 (15.71%) OOD
10 19 (13.57%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.29%) OOP
14 12 (8.57%) E-Commerce
15 11 (7.86%) SDLC
16 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 10 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.86%) Java
2 41 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (25.71%) SQL
4 35 (25.00%) C#
5 16 (11.43%) C++
6 12 (8.57%) C
6 12 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.71%) Python
7 8 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.00%) COBOL
8 7 (5.00%) PL/1
8 7 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.00%) VBScript
9 6 (4.29%) Perl
10 5 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.86%) Ada
11 4 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.14%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (8.57%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.71%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (2.86%) SCCM
1 4 (2.86%) WSUS
2 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.43%) Control-M
2 2 (1.43%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 42 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.43%) VMware
4 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.00%) Sybase
5 4 (2.86%) CA
5 4 (2.86%) Symantec
6 2 (1.43%) BMC
6 2 (1.43%) Citrix
6 2 (1.43%) Dell
6 2 (1.43%) HP
6 2 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) Pega
7 1 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.71%) Wind River
7 1 (0.71%) Zend
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