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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 128 118 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.75% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-34.09% +15.78%
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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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) J2EE
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Java EE
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JBehave
2 1 (14.29%) JDeveloper
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Log4j
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XSLT
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) ERD
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
2 1 (14.29%) Coverity