The first table below looks at the demand for OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 113 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate £388 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £44.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.64% +26.07%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOA/OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Scotland region.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OOA/OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

OOA/OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OOA/OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD across the Scotland region.

OOA/OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 7 £388 +24.00% 1
Stirling - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) J2EE
4 9 (47.37%) UML
4 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 9 (47.37%) Java SE
4 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (42.11%) Low Latency
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 7 (36.84%) InfoPath
6 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) IIS
6 7 (36.84%) MS Project
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) MS Project Server
6 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) SLA
7 6 (31.58%) Workflow
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
1 7 (36.84%) IIS
1 7 (36.84%) MS Project Server
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Mule
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) InfoPath
1 7 (36.84%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Java Architect
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) Java SE
3 7 (36.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) JSP
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
5 2 (10.53%) JMS
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) iBATIS
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) UML
2 9 (47.37%) SOA
3 8 (42.11%) Low Latency
4 6 (31.58%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
1 1 (5.26%) Informatica
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle