The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 106 101 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing OOD 23 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.53% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.76% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.86 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +4.89%
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 1714 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.06% 69.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 862 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 13 £419 -6.94% 5
Edinburgh -2 9 £500 - 3
Aberdeen - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (87.18%) OO
2 30 (76.92%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) UNIX
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 15 (38.46%) Sybase
6 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 13 (33.33%) Perl
7 13 (33.33%) Spring
8 12 (30.77%) Use Case
9 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
9 11 (28.21%) DB2
9 11 (28.21%) UML
9 11 (28.21%) SOA
9 11 (28.21%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
11 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
11 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
11 8 (20.51%) JUnit
11 8 (20.51%) Oracle
11 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
12 7 (17.95%) J2SE
12 7 (17.95%) JMS
13 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
14 5 (12.82%) Java EE
14 5 (12.82%) jQuery
14 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (12.82%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (12.82%) Database Tuning
14 5 (12.82%) Scrum

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.56%) Mule
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Relational Database
1 11 (28.21%) DB2
2 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.13%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Designer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 2 (5.13%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Applications Designer
7 1 (2.56%) SOA Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
4 7 (17.95%) J2SE
4 7 (17.95%) JMS
5 5 (12.82%) Java EE
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) JSF
7 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 3 (7.69%) Java EE 5
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) JSP
8 2 (5.13%) JRuby
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (10.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Physics
4 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) UNIX
2 17 (43.59%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) OO
2 12 (30.77%) Use Case
3 11 (28.21%) UML
3 11 (28.21%) SOA
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Database Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) BPMN
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) BPEL
9 1 (2.56%) BDD
9 1 (2.56%) BPR
9 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 30 (76.92%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (12.82%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) Jython
7 2 (5.13%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Sybase
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.13%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) Yahoo!
6 1 (2.56%) Informatica
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
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