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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 95 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing OOD 30 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.54% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £46.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.33%
OOD
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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
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015. 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 +8 16 £375 -6.25% 1
Highlands - 10 - -
Edinburgh +4 4 £350 -22.22% 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 55 (88.71%) Java
2 54 (87.10%) OO
3 53 (85.48%) SQL
4 39 (62.90%) SDLC
5 32 (51.61%) Linux
6 31 (50.00%) JUnit
7 29 (46.77%) Sybase
8 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (43.55%) RDBMS
9 27 (43.55%) Relational Database
10 26 (41.94%) UNIX
10 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
11 25 (40.32%) Spring
12 24 (38.71%) Finance
13 21 (33.87%) CSS
14 20 (32.26%) HTML
14 20 (32.26%) Software Engineering
14 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (30.65%) DB2
15 19 (30.65%) J2SE
15 19 (30.65%) JMS
16 18 (29.03%) TDD
16 18 (29.03%) jQuery
17 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
18 15 (24.19%) Ant
18 15 (24.19%) Perl
19 14 (22.58%) Banking
20 13 (20.97%) Database Tuning
21 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
21 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.06%) IIS
2 5 (8.06%) GlassFish
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) RDBMS
1 27 (43.55%) Relational Database
2 19 (30.65%) DB2
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.06%) MySQL
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.61%) KDB
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) JUnit
2 15 (24.19%) Ant
3 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) Hudson
4 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.68%) Artifactory
5 6 (9.68%) Selenium
5 6 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 6 (9.68%) Maven
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Front Office
4 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (88.71%) Developer
2 48 (77.42%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (11.29%) Designer
6 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.61%) SOA Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Consultant
9 1 (1.61%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Core Java Developer
9 1 (1.61%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) Spring
2 21 (33.87%) CSS
3 20 (32.26%) HTML
4 19 (30.65%) J2SE
4 19 (30.65%) JMS
5 18 (29.03%) jQuery
6 12 (19.35%) J2EE
7 10 (16.13%) .NET
8 9 (14.52%) XML
9 7 (11.29%) Java EE
10 6 (9.68%) JSP
10 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.06%) JRuby
11 5 (8.06%) Java EE 5
11 5 (8.06%) Web Services
11 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
11 5 (8.06%) WCF
11 5 (8.06%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (8.06%) NHibernate
12 2 (3.23%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (12.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.84%) Equities
5 2 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (3.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Linux
2 26 (41.94%) UNIX
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) OO
2 39 (62.90%) SDLC
3 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.26%) Software Engineering
5 18 (29.03%) TDD
6 17 (27.42%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (20.97%) Database Tuning
8 12 (19.35%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) OOP
9 8 (12.90%) UML
9 8 (12.90%) SOA
9 8 (12.90%) Use Case
9 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.29%) BDD
10 7 (11.29%) Investment Management
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Wealth Management
11 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (88.71%) Java
2 53 (85.48%) SQL
3 26 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) Perl
5 10 (16.13%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 5 (8.06%) Jython
7 5 (8.06%) Groovy
8 4 (6.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) DV Cleared
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Sybase
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft