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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 60 40 102
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +62
Contract jobs citing OO 76 89 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 3.61% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 5.08% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £478 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2101 1751 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.66% 71.01% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 885 814
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 35 36 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £41.00
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 24 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 24 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 -2 45 £375 -6.25% 22
Edinburgh -17 18 £445 +48.41% 19
Aberdeen +10 5 £375 - 2
Dundee - - - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 3
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 98 (57.31%) Java
2 83 (48.54%) SQL
3 57 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 56 (32.75%) Perl
5 54 (31.58%) C#
6 50 (29.24%) .NET
7 45 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 45 (26.32%) UNIX
8 44 (25.73%) CSS
9 42 (24.56%) Oracle
10 41 (23.98%) Web Services
10 41 (23.98%) Linux
10 41 (23.98%) Finance
11 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (19.88%) OOP
13 33 (19.30%) Banking
14 32 (18.71%) Spring
15 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
15 29 (16.96%) OOD
16 28 (16.37%) XML
17 27 (15.79%) UML
17 27 (15.79%) HTML
18 25 (14.62%) JBoss
18 25 (14.62%) JMS
19 24 (14.04%) XSLT
19 24 (14.04%) MVC
19 24 (14.04%) Scrum
19 24 (14.04%) Use Case
20 23 (13.45%) SOA
20 23 (13.45%) Sybase

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 21 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.36%) WebSphere
3 13 (7.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (5.85%) IIS
5 7 (4.09%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (4.09%) MS Project Server
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.92%) CMS
7 4 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.17%) Node.js
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.58%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.58%) Apache
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) InfoPath
2 7 (4.09%) MS Project
3 5 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.34%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.75%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.45%) DB2
4 21 (12.28%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.09%) Informix
9 7 (4.09%) KDB
10 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.92%) MySQL
12 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.58%) MS Access
15 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (9.94%) JUnit
2 14 (8.19%) Selenium
2 14 (8.19%) CruiseControl
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%) LSMW
9 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.58%) Toad
9 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (23.98%) Finance
2 33 (19.30%) 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
1 134 (78.36%) Developer
2 45 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.70%) Designer
4 16 (9.36%) Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Java Architect
6 13 (7.60%) Web Developer
7 12 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 12 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.02%) C++ Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.26%) WPF Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Junior Architect
10 8 (4.68%) Junior
10 8 (4.68%) Junior Java Architect
10 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Designer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Administrator
11 6 (3.51%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.24%) .NET
2 44 (25.73%) CSS
3 41 (23.98%) Web Services
4 32 (18.71%) Spring
5 28 (16.37%) XML
6 27 (15.79%) HTML
7 25 (14.62%) JMS
8 24 (14.04%) XSLT
9 23 (13.45%) JSP
9 23 (13.45%) J2EE
10 22 (12.87%) JSF
11 21 (12.28%) jQuery
12 20 (11.70%) Hibernate
13 19 (11.11%) JPA
13 19 (11.11%) Apache CXF
14 16 (9.36%) Struts
14 16 (9.36%) Ajax
14 16 (9.36%) Spring MVC
14 16 (9.36%) iBATIS
15 15 (8.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (7.60%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.60%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.68%) Derivative
4 7 (4.09%) Equities
5 6 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.51%) Equity Derivative
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%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.58%) NHS
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Open Source
10 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.32%) UNIX
2 41 (23.98%) 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 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.88%) OOP
3 29 (16.96%) OOD
4 27 (15.79%) 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%) Data Modelling
9 16 (9.36%) Web Application Development
10 15 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.60%) Workflow
12 13 (7.60%) OOA/OOD
13 10 (5.85%) TDD
14 9 (5.26%) MVVM
14 9 (5.26%) Multithreading
15 7 (4.09%) Web Development
16 6 (3.51%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (57.31%) Java
2 83 (48.54%) SQL
3 56 (32.75%) Perl
4 54 (31.58%) C#
5 45 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.94%) PL/SQL
7 16 (9.36%) T-SQL
8 15 (8.77%) Shell Script
9 13 (7.60%) C++
10 10 (5.85%) Python
11 9 (5.26%) PHP
12 7 (4.09%) XAML
13 5 (2.92%) Scala
14 4 (2.34%) Groovy
15 3 (1.75%) VB
16 2 (1.17%) ABAP
16 2 (1.17%) SAPscript
16 2 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.58%) Jython
17 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) 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 42 (24.56%) Oracle
2 25 (14.62%) JBoss
3 23 (13.45%) Sybase
4 22 (12.87%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.43%) Adobe
6 6 (3.51%) IBM
7 5 (2.92%) SAP
7 5 (2.92%) Nintex
8 4 (2.34%) Cognos
8 4 (2.34%) Lotus
9 2 (1.17%) Twitter
9 2 (1.17%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.17%) Zend
10 1 (0.58%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.58%) HP
10 1 (0.58%) Informatica
10 1 (0.58%) Progress
10 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
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