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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing OOD 12 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.81% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 20
Median daily rate £350 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £342 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +16.25%

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
1474 2095 2218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.13% 82.87% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1130 1253
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +19 4 £550 +22.22% 1
Glasgow -7 4 £350 -3.44% 4
Dundee - 3 - - 1
Fife - 1 £300 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 21 (84.00%) OO
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 11 (44.00%) C#
3 11 (44.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (28.00%) Android
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 6 (24.00%) Spring
7 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (20.00%) SOLID
8 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) C++
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
9 4 (16.00%) Sybase
9 4 (16.00%) DB2
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) Hibernate

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 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) DB2
4 3 (12.00%) GIS
4 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.00%) KDB
6 1 (4.00%) Kdb+
6 1 (4.00%) MarkLogic
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) Moq
3 3 (12.00%) NUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Xcode
5 1 (4.00%) Android Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) GitLab
5 1 (4.00%) Hudson
5 1 (4.00%) NuGet
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) TestNG
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) GIS Architect
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (12.00%) JMS
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (8.00%) Cocoa
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 2 (8.00%) J2SE
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) iPhone
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) OO
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) SOLID
5 4 (16.00%) Kanban
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) BDD
6 3 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (12.00%) Open Source
7 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Lua
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) MCAD
2 3 (12.00%) MCSD
2 3 (12.00%) MCTS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Sybase
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter