The table below looks at the statistics for OOA/OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 13 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.66% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £285 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -

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
1459 2124 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.04% 82.52% 80.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1135 1257
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 39
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

OOA/OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOA/OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 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 +1 12 £450 +57.89% 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) OO
3 15 (78.95%) Relational Database
4 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Spring
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) SOAP
6 9 (47.37%) Unix
7 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (42.11%) Banking
7 8 (42.11%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) Maven
7 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 8 (42.11%) Gradle
8 7 (36.84%) JSON
8 7 (36.84%) XML
8 7 (36.84%) DB2
9 6 (31.58%) Ant
9 6 (31.58%) Perforce
9 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 6 (31.58%) Hudson
9 6 (31.58%) Microservices
10 5 (26.32%) Protocol Buffers
10 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
10 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
10 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) TDD
11 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (21.05%) UML

OOA/OOD
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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (36.84%) DB2
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Gradle
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 6 (31.58%) Hudson
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.53%) Concordion
4 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (10.53%) JBehave
4 2 (10.53%) Mockito
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (5.26%) Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Core Java Developer
2 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Programmer
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Spring
2 9 (47.37%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) JSON
3 7 (36.84%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
4 5 (26.32%) Protocol Buffers
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
6 2 (10.53%) Apache OpenJPA
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
6 2 (10.53%) JPA
6 2 (10.53%) JSF
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) RichFaces
7 1 (5.26%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) DataPower
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
5 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (21.05%) SOA
6 4 (21.05%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BPMN
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
8 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) MiFID
2 2 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (10.53%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Perforce
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Sybase