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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 142 134 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 2 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.066% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.083% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £600 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.81%
OOA/OOD
UK

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
2476 2401 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.81% 79.16% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1299 1101
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +4.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.67 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £600 -
OOA/OOD
UK

OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) OO
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 13 (59.09%) UML
3 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) SOA
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) JSF
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
7 8 (36.36%) Use Case
7 8 (36.36%) BPMN
7 8 (36.36%) RichFaces
7 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
9 6 (27.27%) JPA
9 6 (27.27%) Apache OpenJPA
9 6 (27.27%) Apache CXF
10 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
10 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
10 5 (22.73%) ETL
10 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) Subversion
10 5 (22.73%) Spring
10 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (18.18%) Banking
11 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (18.18%) SOAP

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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Gradle
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) WatiN
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
2 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) JSF
4 8 (36.36%) RichFaces
5 6 (27.27%) Apache CXF
5 6 (27.27%) Apache OpenJPA
5 6 (27.27%) JPA
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 3 (13.64%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
8 3 (13.64%) J2EE
8 3 (13.64%) JAX-RS
8 3 (13.64%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) Apache Wicket
9 2 (9.09%) GWT
9 2 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) Java EE
9 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) OO
2 13 (59.09%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) SOA
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) BPMN
6 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 8 (36.36%) Use Case
7 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) ETL
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
9 4 (18.18%) Kanban
9 4 (18.18%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) ArchiMate
10 3 (13.64%) Microservices
10 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Clojure
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft