The first table below looks at the demand for 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 OOD over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 112 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing OOD 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.45% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.64% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
- -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+15.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2080 1730 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.39% 70.35% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 865 812
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
OOD
UK

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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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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 0 12 £425 -5.55% 5
Edinburgh -15 2 £450 - 3
Aberdeen - - - - 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 OOD.

1 28 (80.00%) OO
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 22 (62.86%) UNIX
4 21 (60.00%) Linux
5 19 (54.29%) SQL
6 18 (51.43%) Sybase
6 18 (51.43%) Spring
7 17 (48.57%) Perl
8 15 (42.86%) DB2
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
8 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
9 13 (37.14%) JUnit
10 12 (34.29%) J2SE
10 12 (34.29%) RDBMS
11 11 (31.43%) JMS
12 9 (25.71%) Front Office
12 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (25.71%) Degree
12 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
13 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
13 8 (22.86%) Oracle
14 7 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (20.00%) Database Tuning
15 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
15 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
15 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
16 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
16 5 (14.29%) .NET
16 5 (14.29%) C#

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) DB2
1 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 12 (34.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 22 (62.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SOA Designer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Spring
2 12 (34.29%) J2SE
3 11 (31.43%) JMS
4 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (11.43%) jQuery
6 4 (11.43%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) WCF
8 2 (5.71%) Java EE 5
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
8 2 (5.71%) NHibernate
8 2 (5.71%) Web Services
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) Java EE
9 1 (2.86%) LAMP
9 1 (2.86%) Middleware
9 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) UNIX
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.43%) UML
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.71%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.86%) BPR
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
9 1 (2.86%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Jython
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Sybase
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Zend
4 1 (2.86%) Yahoo!
4 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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