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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 87 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing OOD 60 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.23% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 10
Median daily rate £380 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%
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
2428 2355 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.70% 79.59% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1247 1111
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +28 43 £380 +1.33% 4
Edinburgh +12 17 £450 +28.57% 2
Dundee - 2 £243 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 62 (80.52%) OO
2 52 (67.53%) Java
3 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (51.95%) Linux
5 38 (49.35%) SQL
6 33 (42.86%) Spring
7 31 (40.26%) Finance
7 31 (40.26%) Unix
8 28 (36.36%) Perl
8 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 28 (36.36%) SDLC
9 26 (33.77%) Sybase
9 26 (33.77%) DB2
10 25 (32.47%) RDBMS
10 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
11 24 (31.17%) J2SE
11 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
12 23 (29.87%) JUnit
13 20 (25.97%) CSS
13 20 (25.97%) JMS
14 19 (24.68%) HTML
15 18 (23.38%) Scrum
16 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (20.78%) Algorithms
17 16 (20.78%) Front Office
18 15 (19.48%) C++
18 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
19 14 (18.18%) Node.js
20 12 (15.58%) iPad

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 14 (18.18%) Node.js
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.49%) GeoServer
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.30%) Drupal
7 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) iTunes
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) DB2
2 25 (32.47%) RDBMS
2 25 (32.47%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.79%) QGIS
6 5 (6.49%) GIS
7 4 (5.19%) MarkLogic
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.60%) Big Data
10 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) JUnit
2 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.69%) Hudson
4 9 (11.69%) Subversion
5 6 (7.79%) Bower
5 6 (7.79%) gulp
6 5 (6.49%) DBeaver
7 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.60%) Xcode
8 1 (1.30%) Maven
8 1 (1.30%) Moq
8 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.30%) Selenium
8 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.30%) WatiN
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Front Office
3 12 (15.58%) Banking
4 10 (12.99%) Investment Banking
5 8 (10.39%) Games
6 4 (5.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Avionics
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (89.61%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) Java Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.58%) C++ Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) C++ Games Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Games Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (6.49%) GIS Developer
8 5 (6.49%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Instructor
9 3 (3.90%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 2 (2.60%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.86%) Spring
2 24 (31.17%) J2SE
3 20 (25.97%) CSS
3 20 (25.97%) JMS
4 19 (24.68%) HTML
5 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 11 (14.29%) Web Services
6 10 (12.99%) Hibernate
6 10 (12.99%) Java EE
7 9 (11.69%) XML
8 8 (10.39%) jQuery
8 8 (10.39%) Sass
9 7 (9.09%) Express
9 7 (9.09%) hapi
9 7 (9.09%) J2EE
9 7 (9.09%) JSON
9 7 (9.09%) RESTful
10 6 (7.79%) Cocoa
10 6 (7.79%) DirectX
10 6 (7.79%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (20.78%) Algorithms
3 12 (15.58%) Animation
3 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.58%) iPad
4 10 (12.99%) Data Structures
4 10 (12.99%) Equities
5 9 (11.69%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
6 7 (9.09%) Physics
7 6 (7.79%) iPhone
7 6 (7.79%) RenderMan
8 5 (6.49%) Apple TV
8 5 (6.49%) User Experience
9 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
10 2 (2.60%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (2.60%) Derivative
11 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Linux
2 31 (40.26%) Unix
3 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.49%) Windows
5 4 (5.19%) Android
6 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) OO
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (36.36%) SDLC
3 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 18 (23.38%) Scrum
5 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.58%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (12.99%) Open Source
8 9 (11.69%) Database Tuning
8 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.69%) MVC
8 9 (11.69%) TDD
8 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Kanban
10 7 (9.09%) Software Architecture
11 6 (7.79%) BDD
11 6 (7.79%) Game Development
11 6 (7.79%) Investment Management
11 6 (7.79%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.79%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 28 (36.36%) Perl
4 24 (31.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.48%) C++
6 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.39%) Python
8 7 (9.09%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.79%) CoffeeScript
9 6 (7.79%) GLSL
9 6 (7.79%) HLSL
9 6 (7.79%) R
10 5 (6.49%) Apple Swift
10 5 (6.49%) C#
11 4 (5.19%) PHP
11 4 (5.19%) Ruby
12 3 (3.90%) C
13 2 (2.60%) Scala
14 1 (1.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Firmware
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Sybase
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) VMware
3 5 (6.49%) Apple
4 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.19%) webMethods
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