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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 105 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing OOD 21 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Average daily rate £400 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +15.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +4.65%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 21 £400 +42.85% 5
Fife - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (91.18%) OO
2 20 (58.82%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) SQL
3 18 (52.94%) UNIX
4 17 (50.00%) Linux
5 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
6 15 (44.12%) Spring
6 15 (44.12%) Perl
7 14 (41.18%) Finance
7 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
8 13 (38.24%) Sybase
8 13 (38.24%) DB2
9 12 (35.29%) JUnit
9 12 (35.29%) JMS
10 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
10 11 (32.35%) J2SE
11 10 (29.41%) C#
11 10 (29.41%) Front Office
12 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
13 8 (23.53%) Degree
13 8 (23.53%) .NET
13 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
14 7 (20.59%) HTML
14 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
15 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (17.65%) jQuery
16 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
16 5 (14.71%) CSS
16 5 (14.71%) Web Services

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Qpid
3 1 (2.94%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 13 (38.24%) DB2
3 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) Spring
2 12 (35.29%) JMS
3 11 (32.35%) J2SE
4 8 (23.53%) .NET
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 6 (17.65%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) XML
8 4 (11.76%) XSLT
8 4 (11.76%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (8.82%) LINQ
9 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.82%) LAMP
9 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.82%) XHTML
10 2 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.88%) Social Network
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
4 2 (5.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.94%) Equities
5 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) UNIX
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) OO
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Content Management
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Android Development
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) Perl
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 6 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) XPath
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Sybase
2 3 (8.82%) Zend
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
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