The table below looks at the statistics for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 86 109 105
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing OOD 40 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.06% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 11
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £295 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £33.73
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.96%
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
1868 2653 2189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.65% 81.71% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1381 1121
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +25.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OOD
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOD across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

OOD Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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 OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 August 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 +15 23 £438 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh +8 11 £450 +20.00% 1
Dundee - 4 £243 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 87 (87.00%) OO
2 74 (74.00%) Java
3 65 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (60.00%) Linux
5 56 (56.00%) Spring
6 50 (50.00%) SQL
7 48 (48.00%) Finance
8 47 (47.00%) Unix
9 43 (43.00%) DB2
10 42 (42.00%) Perl
10 42 (42.00%) Sybase
11 40 (40.00%) J2SE
12 39 (39.00%) SDLC
13 38 (38.00%) Software Engineering
14 36 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (35.00%) Relational Database
15 35 (35.00%) JMS
15 35 (35.00%) RDBMS
16 34 (34.00%) JUnit
17 22 (22.00%) C++
18 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
18 21 (21.00%) Front Office
18 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
19 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (17.00%) Open Source
20 17 (17.00%) Banking
20 17 (17.00%) Oracle
21 16 (16.00%) HTML
22 15 (15.00%) CSS
22 15 (15.00%) JBoss

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 15 (15.00%) JBoss
2 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.00%) Apache
3 8 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (5.00%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.00%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.00%) Drupal
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) iTunes
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.00%) DB2
2 35 (35.00%) RDBMS
2 35 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.00%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.00%) MarkLogic
5 7 (7.00%) QGIS
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.00%) GIS
7 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.00%) Big Data
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (34.00%) JUnit
2 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.00%) Subversion
5 7 (7.00%) Hudson
6 5 (5.00%) Bower
6 5 (5.00%) DBeaver
6 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.00%) gulp
7 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.00%) Maven
8 2 (2.00%) NuGet
8 2 (2.00%) Selenium
8 2 (2.00%) Xcode
9 1 (1.00%) JIRA
9 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.00%) YouTrack
General
1 48 (48.00%) Finance
2 21 (21.00%) Front Office
3 17 (17.00%) Banking
4 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (8.00%) Games
6 4 (4.00%) Legal
7 2 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (2.00%) Law
8 1 (1.00%) Avionics
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (86.00%) Developer
2 48 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.00%) C++ Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) GIS Developer
6 5 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) C++ Games Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Games Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Instructor
8 3 (3.00%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (56.00%) Spring
2 40 (40.00%) J2SE
3 35 (35.00%) JMS
4 21 (21.00%) Hibernate
5 16 (16.00%) HTML
6 15 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 15 (15.00%) CSS
7 13 (13.00%) XML
8 12 (12.00%) J2EE
9 11 (11.00%) Java EE
10 10 (10.00%) .NET
10 10 (10.00%) Node.js
11 9 (9.00%) JSP
12 8 (8.00%) Apache Commons
12 8 (8.00%) Drools
12 8 (8.00%) Ext JS
12 8 (8.00%) jBPM
12 8 (8.00%) Servlets
13 7 (7.00%) jQuery
13 7 (7.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.00%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (12.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.00%) Animation
4 10 (10.00%) Equities
4 10 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (9.00%) iPad
6 8 (8.00%) Data Structures
6 8 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (6.00%) iPhone
8 5 (5.00%) Apple TV
8 5 (5.00%) Physics
8 5 (5.00%) User Experience
9 4 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (4.00%) Fixed Income
9 4 (4.00%) RenderMan
10 3 (3.00%) Derivative
11 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (60.00%) Linux
2 47 (47.00%) Unix
3 13 (13.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (11.00%) Windows
5 8 (8.00%) Android
6 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (87.00%) OO
2 65 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.00%) SDLC
4 38 (38.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (17.00%) Open Source
7 14 (14.00%) Database Tuning
7 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (13.00%) Scrum
9 11 (11.00%) Workflow
10 10 (10.00%) MVC
10 10 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (9.00%) Kanban
11 9 (9.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (9.00%) TDD
11 9 (9.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.00%) BPMN
12 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (74.00%) Java
2 50 (50.00%) SQL
3 42 (42.00%) Perl
4 22 (22.00%) C++
5 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) Python
8 6 (6.00%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.00%) Apple Swift
9 5 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.00%) Ruby
10 4 (4.00%) C
10 4 (4.00%) GLSL
10 4 (4.00%) HLSL
10 4 (4.00%) PHP
10 4 (4.00%) R
11 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.00%) VB
12 2 (2.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (42.00%) Sybase
2 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.00%) webMethods
4 5 (5.00%) Apple
4 5 (5.00%) VMware
5 3 (3.00%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.00%) Telerik