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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 124 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing OOD 7 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.87% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Average daily rate £330 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £307
% change year-on-year
- +22.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -10.00%
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
2043 2109 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.96% 79.49% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1198 849
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 7 £330 -22.35% 3
Edinburgh -17 3 - - 2
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (75.86%) OO
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 13 (44.83%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
6 9 (31.03%) C#
6 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.69%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) MVC
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) RESTful
10 5 (17.24%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) Node.js
10 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
10 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
11 4 (13.79%) React
11 4 (13.79%) SDLC

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) Drupal
3 2 (6.90%) CICS
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) RS-232
2 1 (3.45%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) gulp
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Moq
4 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) WatiN
5 1 (3.45%) Bower
5 1 (3.45%) Grunt
5 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.45%) Mocha
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.45%) VectorCAST
5 1 (3.45%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Strategy Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) CSS
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) jQuery
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) RESTful
4 5 (17.24%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) Express
5 4 (13.79%) hapi
5 4 (13.79%) React
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.34%) PostGIS
6 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) J2SE
7 2 (6.90%) JMS
7 2 (6.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) iPad
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Unix
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) MVS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) OO
2 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (24.14%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (13.79%) ETL
8 4 (13.79%) OOP
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) UML
9 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (10.34%) Kanban
9 3 (10.34%) Microservices
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) PHP 5
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) R
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) Jython
7 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) Wind River
2 1 (3.45%) Zend
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