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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 82 109 122
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +13
Contract jobs citing OOD 69 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.34% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.24% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 6 8
Median daily rate £383 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
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
2468 2418 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.25% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1235 1184
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 +27 44 £393 +4.66% 1
Edinburgh +7 18 £450 +28.57% 2
Dundee - 6 £243 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (80.65%) OO
2 64 (68.82%) Java
3 59 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (53.76%) Linux
5 49 (52.69%) SQL
6 45 (48.39%) Spring
7 42 (45.16%) Unix
8 39 (41.94%) Finance
9 38 (40.86%) Perl
10 36 (38.71%) Sybase
10 36 (38.71%) DB2
10 36 (38.71%) Software Engineering
11 34 (36.56%) J2SE
11 34 (36.56%) SDLC
12 31 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (32.26%) RDBMS
13 30 (32.26%) Relational Database
14 29 (31.18%) JMS
14 29 (31.18%) JUnit
15 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
15 21 (22.58%) C++
16 19 (20.43%) Front Office
16 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (18.28%) HTML
17 17 (18.28%) CSS
17 17 (18.28%) Banking
18 16 (17.20%) Scrum
19 15 (16.13%) Hibernate
19 15 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (16.13%) Algorithms

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 10 (10.75%) JBoss
1 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
3 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.38%) GeoServer
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.15%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) Drupal
7 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) iTunes
1 2 (2.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.71%) DB2
2 30 (32.26%) RDBMS
2 30 (32.26%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 9 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.53%) QGIS
6 5 (5.38%) GIS
7 4 (4.30%) MarkLogic
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.15%) Big Data
8 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) JUnit
2 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.68%) Hudson
3 9 (9.68%) Subversion
4 6 (6.45%) Bower
5 5 (5.38%) DBeaver
6 3 (3.23%) gulp
6 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) Xcode
8 1 (1.08%) Maven
8 1 (1.08%) Moq
8 1 (1.08%) NuGet
8 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.08%) WatiN
General
1 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Front Office
3 17 (18.28%) Banking
4 11 (11.83%) Investment Banking
5 10 (10.75%) Games
6 4 (4.30%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 2 (2.15%) Law
8 1 (1.08%) Avionics
8 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (87.10%) Developer
2 40 (43.01%) Java Developer
3 18 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.05%) C++ Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) C++ Games Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.38%) GIS Developer
8 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Instructor
10 3 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) Spring
2 34 (36.56%) J2SE
3 29 (31.18%) JMS
4 17 (18.28%) CSS
4 17 (18.28%) HTML
5 15 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 13 (13.98%) XML
7 11 (11.83%) AngularJS
7 11 (11.83%) Java EE
7 11 (11.83%) Node.js
8 8 (8.60%) Sass
8 8 (8.60%) Web Services
9 7 (7.53%) .NET
9 7 (7.53%) J2EE
9 7 (7.53%) jQuery
9 7 (7.53%) JSON
10 6 (6.45%) Cocoa Touch
10 6 (6.45%) Core Animation
10 6 (6.45%) UIKit
10 6 (6.45%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.13%) Algorithms
3 12 (12.90%) Animation
3 12 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 10 (10.75%) Equities
4 10 (10.75%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
5 9 (9.68%) Data Structures
5 9 (9.68%) iPad
6 7 (7.53%) Physics
7 6 (6.45%) iPhone
7 6 (6.45%) RenderMan
8 5 (5.38%) Apple TV
8 5 (5.38%) User Experience
9 4 (4.30%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (4.30%) Fixed Income
10 2 (2.15%) Derivative
10 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (53.76%) Linux
2 42 (45.16%) Unix
3 12 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 7 (7.53%) Android
5 6 (6.45%) Windows
6 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (80.65%) OO
2 59 (63.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 34 (36.56%) SDLC
5 19 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (17.20%) Scrum
7 15 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (13.98%) Open Source
9 12 (12.90%) Database Tuning
10 11 (11.83%) MVC
10 11 (11.83%) TDD
11 10 (10.75%) Kanban
11 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.53%) Investment Management
13 7 (7.53%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.53%) Wealth Management
14 6 (6.45%) BDD
14 6 (6.45%) Game Development
14 6 (6.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.82%) Java
2 49 (52.69%) SQL
3 38 (40.86%) Perl
4 21 (22.58%) C++
4 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.68%) C#
6 9 (9.68%) Python
7 7 (7.53%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.45%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.45%) GLSL
8 6 (6.45%) HLSL
8 6 (6.45%) R
9 5 (5.38%) Apple Swift
9 5 (5.38%) Ruby
10 4 (4.30%) C
10 4 (4.30%) PHP
11 2 (2.15%) Lua
11 2 (2.15%) Scala
12 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (38.71%) Sybase
2 13 (13.98%) Oracle
3 8 (8.60%) VMware
4 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.45%) webMethods
5 5 (5.38%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) DevExpress