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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 105 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 14 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.87% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Median daily rate £338 £338 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £306
% change year-on-year
- +22.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
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
1589 2287 2198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.33% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1202 1231
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +7 7 £325 +4.00% 3
Edinburgh +16 5 £475 +11.76% 6
Dundee - 2 - - 1
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 45 (91.84%) OO
2 36 (73.47%) Java
3 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (57.14%) Linux
5 27 (55.10%) Spring
6 25 (51.02%) SQL
7 24 (48.98%) Finance
8 21 (42.86%) Unix
9 18 (36.73%) DB2
10 17 (34.69%) Sybase
11 16 (32.65%) Perl
11 16 (32.65%) J2SE
12 15 (30.61%) JMS
12 15 (30.61%) C#
12 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
12 15 (30.61%) SDLC
13 14 (28.57%) Hibernate
14 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
14 13 (26.53%) Degree
14 13 (26.53%) Oracle
15 12 (24.49%) JUnit
15 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
15 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
17 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
17 10 (20.41%) .NET
17 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
17 10 (20.41%) Workflow
18 9 (18.37%) Banking
18 9 (18.37%) C++

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 8 (16.33%) JBoss
2 7 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.24%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) DB2
2 15 (30.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (24.49%) RDBMS
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.24%) MarkLogic
5 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
6 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) JUnit
2 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Moq
5 3 (6.12%) NUnit
5 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.08%) Hudson
6 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 2 (4.08%) NuGet
6 2 (4.08%) Xcode
7 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) YouTrack
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Front Office
4 3 (6.12%) Law
5 2 (4.08%) Games
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 24 (48.98%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) Spring
2 16 (32.65%) J2SE
3 15 (30.61%) JMS
4 14 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 10 (20.41%) .NET
7 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.33%) J2EE
8 7 (14.29%) JSP
9 6 (12.24%) Apache Commons
9 6 (12.24%) Drools
9 6 (12.24%) Ext JS
9 6 (12.24%) jBPM
9 6 (12.24%) Servlets
9 6 (12.24%) XML
10 5 (10.20%) HTML
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
11 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.16%) WCF
11 4 (8.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (8.16%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.12%) User Experience
6 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) iPhone
7 1 (2.04%) Derivative
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 21 (42.86%) Unix
3 9 (18.37%) Windows
4 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) OO
2 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) SDLC
4 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.41%) Workflow
6 8 (16.33%) Open Source
6 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.24%) BPMN
7 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Refactoring
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Release Management
9 4 (8.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) Perl
4 15 (30.61%) C#
5 9 (18.37%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (2.04%) Lua
9 1 (2.04%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) MCAD
2 3 (6.12%) MCSD
2 3 (6.12%) MCTS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Sybase
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) DevExpress
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Telerik
5 1 (2.04%) webMethods