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 March 2017 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Scotland
Rank 56 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing OO 51 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.98% 2.89% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.49% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 41
Median daily rate £354 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.84%

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
1443 2121 2240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.39% 82.88% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1143 1267
Median daily rate £380 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 43
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £48.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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

OO
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 March 2017.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OO
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

OO
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 March 2017. 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 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 +7 24 £325 -13.33% 12
Edinburgh -3 16 £500 -9.09% 12
Dundee - 4 - - 1
Angus - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £366 - 1
Stirling +7 1 £325 +17.22%
Fife - 1 £300 - 1
OO
UK

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 68 (60.71%) Java
2 57 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.07%) C#
4 45 (40.18%) SQL
5 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
6 32 (28.57%) TDD
7 30 (26.79%) Scrum
8 28 (25.00%) HTML
9 26 (23.21%) Finance
9 26 (23.21%) Relational Database
10 23 (20.54%) Linux
10 23 (20.54%) Python
10 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
11 22 (19.64%) OOD
11 22 (19.64%) .NET
12 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
13 18 (16.07%) Spring
13 18 (16.07%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (15.18%) Unix
14 17 (15.18%) C++
14 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.18%) HTML5
15 16 (14.29%) Apple iOS
15 16 (14.29%) Maven
15 16 (14.29%) JSON
15 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
16 15 (13.39%) UML
16 15 (13.39%) OOP
16 15 (13.39%) Web Services

OO
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 6 (5.36%) JBoss
2 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.57%) CMS
4 3 (2.68%) Confluence
4 3 (2.68%) Jadu
5 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) GitHub
2 4 (3.57%) iTunes
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 4 (3.57%) NAS
2 4 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.82%) DB2
4 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.79%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.89%) IBM BigInsights
8 1 (0.89%) KDB
8 1 (0.89%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.89%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 16 (14.29%) Maven
3 10 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.04%) Selenium
5 8 (7.14%) Gradle
5 8 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.25%) Ant
6 7 (6.25%) Hudson
7 6 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.36%) JIRA
7 6 (5.36%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (4.46%) Protractor
8 5 (4.46%) Subversion
8 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.57%) JUnit
9 4 (3.57%) NUnit
10 3 (2.68%) Grunt
General
1 26 (23.21%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (3.57%) Games
4 3 (2.68%) Law
5 2 (1.79%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (61.61%) Developer
2 27 (24.11%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Java Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 7 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.00%) HTML
2 22 (19.64%) .NET
3 18 (16.07%) Spring
4 17 (15.18%) HTML5
5 16 (14.29%) JSON
6 15 (13.39%) Web Services
7 14 (12.50%) CSS
8 13 (11.61%) XML
9 12 (10.71%) jQuery
9 12 (10.71%) SOAP
10 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
10 11 (9.82%) RESTful
11 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
11 10 (8.93%) Entity Framework
11 10 (8.93%) J2EE
12 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.14%) Middleware
12 8 (7.14%) REST
13 7 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.93%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.93%) User Experience
3 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.36%) iPad
4 6 (5.36%) iPhone
5 4 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) Fintech
6 3 (2.68%) Social Media
7 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.79%) Derivative
7 2 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.89%) Animation
8 1 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.89%) New Media
8 1 (0.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Linux
2 17 (15.18%) Unix
3 16 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 15 (13.39%) Android
5 13 (11.61%) Windows
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Debian
8 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) TDD
3 30 (26.79%) Scrum
4 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.64%) OOD
6 18 (16.07%) OOA/OOD
7 15 (13.39%) OOP
7 15 (13.39%) UML
8 13 (11.61%) DevOps
9 12 (10.71%) BDD
10 11 (9.82%) Mathematics
11 10 (8.93%) Front End Development
12 9 (8.04%) Web Development
13 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
13 8 (7.14%) iOS Development
13 8 (7.14%) Mobile Development
14 7 (6.25%) Android Development
14 7 (6.25%) Configuration Management
14 7 (6.25%) Low Latency
14 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.71%) Java
2 46 (41.07%) C#
3 45 (40.18%) SQL
4 33 (29.46%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.54%) Python
6 17 (15.18%) C++
7 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.14%) Apple Swift
8 8 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.25%) Jython
9 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.36%) Perl
10 6 (5.36%) PHP
10 6 (5.36%) Ruby
10 6 (5.36%) VB
11 5 (4.46%) ES6
12 4 (3.57%) ActionScript
13 3 (2.68%) XAML
14 2 (1.79%) C
14 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) MCAD
4 3 (2.68%) MCSD
4 3 (2.68%) MCTS
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) MiFID
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.79%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (8.04%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Puppet
2 7 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 7 (6.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 7 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.57%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Sybase
4 7 (6.25%) BMC
4 7 (6.25%) CA
4 7 (6.25%) Dell
4 7 (6.25%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.36%) Perforce
6 4 (3.57%) Apple
6 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.68%) Adobe
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) VMware
9 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.89%) IBM
9 1 (0.89%) Telerik
9 1 (0.89%) Twitter
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