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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
Rank 124 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 1 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
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£375 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
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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
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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 -8 1 £375 -3.22%
Edinburgh - - - -
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OOA/OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) Maven
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) ERD
6 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling

OOA/OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JBehave
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (10.00%) Log4j
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) ERD
6 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) E-business
7 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Coverity
2 1 (10.00%) Guidewire