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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 77 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +16
Contract jobs citing OOD 62 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.42% 1.07% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 1.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 7
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £301 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.88 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -32.77%
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
2126 2587 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.14% 81.15% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1301 1149
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 36 £400 +6.66% 3
Edinburgh +6 17 £450 +24.13% 2
Dundee - 6 £243 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (82.08%) OO
2 75 (70.75%) Java
3 69 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (55.66%) Linux
5 54 (50.94%) SQL
6 53 (50.00%) Spring
7 49 (46.23%) Unix
8 46 (43.40%) Finance
9 43 (40.57%) Perl
10 42 (39.62%) DB2
11 41 (38.68%) Sybase
11 41 (38.68%) Software Engineering
12 40 (37.74%) SDLC
13 39 (36.79%) J2SE
14 36 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (33.02%) Relational Database
15 35 (33.02%) RDBMS
16 34 (32.08%) JMS
16 34 (32.08%) JUnit
17 24 (22.64%) C++
18 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
19 20 (18.87%) Front Office
19 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (17.92%) HTML
21 18 (16.98%) CSS
21 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
22 17 (16.04%) Scrum
22 17 (16.04%) Banking
23 16 (15.09%) Oracle
23 16 (15.09%) Performance Tuning

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 13 (12.26%) JBoss
2 12 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.60%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.66%) Apache
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (5.66%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (4.72%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.89%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.94%) Drupal
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) iTunes
1 2 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (39.62%) DB2
2 35 (33.02%) RDBMS
2 35 (33.02%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.60%) QGIS
6 6 (5.66%) MarkLogic
6 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.72%) GIS
8 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 2 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (32.08%) JUnit
2 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.49%) Hudson
4 9 (8.49%) Subversion
5 6 (5.66%) Bower
6 5 (4.72%) DBeaver
7 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.83%) gulp
9 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.89%) Xcode
10 1 (0.94%) JIRA
10 1 (0.94%) Maven
10 1 (0.94%) Moq
10 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.94%) Selenium
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.94%) WatiN
10 1 (0.94%) YouTrack
General
1 46 (43.40%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Front Office
3 17 (16.04%) Banking
4 11 (10.38%) Investment Banking
5 10 (9.43%) Games
6 4 (3.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Advertising
7 2 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (0.94%) Avionics
8 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (87.74%) Developer
2 48 (45.28%) Java Developer
3 21 (19.81%) Senior Developer
4 15 (14.15%) C++ Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) C++ Games Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Games Developer
8 5 (4.72%) GIS Developer
8 5 (4.72%) iOS Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Java Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.83%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Instructor
10 3 (2.83%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.00%) Spring
2 39 (36.79%) J2SE
3 34 (32.08%) JMS
4 19 (17.92%) HTML
5 18 (16.98%) CSS
5 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
6 15 (14.15%) AngularJS
7 14 (13.21%) XML
8 12 (11.32%) Node.js
9 11 (10.38%) Java EE
10 10 (9.43%) J2EE
11 9 (8.49%) .NET
11 9 (8.49%) jQuery
11 9 (8.49%) Sass
11 9 (8.49%) Web Services
12 7 (6.60%) JSON
12 7 (6.60%) JSP
12 7 (6.60%) Struts
13 6 (5.66%) Ext JS
13 6 (5.66%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.15%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.32%) Animation
3 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 12 (11.32%) Equity Derivative
3 12 (11.32%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.43%) Equities
5 9 (8.49%) Data Structures
5 9 (8.49%) iPad
6 7 (6.60%) Physics
7 6 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.66%) iPhone
7 6 (5.66%) RenderMan
7 6 (5.66%) User Experience
8 5 (4.72%) Apple TV
9 4 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.83%) Derivative
11 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (55.66%) Linux
2 49 (46.23%) Unix
3 14 (13.21%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.49%) Android
5 8 (7.55%) Windows
6 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (82.08%) OO
2 69 (65.09%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (38.68%) Software Engineering
4 40 (37.74%) SDLC
5 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.04%) Scrum
7 16 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (14.15%) Open Source
9 13 (12.26%) Database Tuning
10 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
11 11 (10.38%) MVC
11 11 (10.38%) TDD
12 10 (9.43%) Kanban
13 9 (8.49%) Multithreading
13 9 (8.49%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.55%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (7.55%) Workflow
15 7 (6.60%) Investment Management
15 7 (6.60%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (70.75%) Java
2 54 (50.94%) SQL
3 43 (40.57%) Perl
4 24 (22.64%) C++
5 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
6 13 (12.26%) C#
7 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.49%) Python
9 7 (6.60%) CoffeeScript
9 7 (6.60%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.66%) GLSL
10 6 (5.66%) HLSL
10 6 (5.66%) R
11 5 (4.72%) Apple Swift
11 5 (4.72%) Ruby
12 4 (3.77%) C
12 4 (3.77%) PHP
13 3 (2.83%) Scala
14 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) GeoWebCache
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) Firmware
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Ansible
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (38.68%) Sybase
2 16 (15.09%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) VMware
4 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.66%) webMethods
5 5 (4.72%) Apple
6 2 (1.89%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.94%) Telerik