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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 100 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing OOD 27 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.83% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.14% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
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£425 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £289 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.80%
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
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 -5 20 £425 +6.25% 2
Highlands - 5 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 - 3
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (84.09%) OO
2 35 (79.55%) SQL
3 33 (75.00%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
5 22 (50.00%) Linux
6 20 (45.45%) Sybase
6 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (43.18%) CSS
8 18 (40.91%) HTML
9 16 (36.36%) JUnit
9 16 (36.36%) UNIX
9 16 (36.36%) Spring
9 16 (36.36%) RDBMS
9 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
10 15 (34.09%) jQuery
11 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (31.82%) .NET
12 13 (29.55%) C#
12 13 (29.55%) Finance
12 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
13 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (25.00%) DB2
14 11 (25.00%) J2SE
14 11 (25.00%) JMS
15 10 (22.73%) Web Services
15 10 (22.73%) XML
15 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
15 10 (22.73%) Perl
16 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
16 9 (20.45%) TDD

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.36%) IIS
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (11.36%) GlassFish
2 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 11 (25.00%) DB2
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) JUnit
2 8 (18.18%) Ant
3 7 (15.91%) JIRA
4 6 (13.64%) Hudson
4 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.36%) Maven
5 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (11.36%) Selenium
5 5 (11.36%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.27%) Xcode
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Android Studio
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Front Office
3 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) CSS
2 18 (40.91%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) Spring
4 15 (34.09%) jQuery
5 14 (31.82%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) J2SE
6 11 (25.00%) JMS
7 10 (22.73%) Web Services
7 10 (22.73%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.64%) Java EE
9 6 (13.64%) WCF
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle ADF
10 5 (11.36%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.36%) JSP
10 5 (11.36%) J2EE
10 5 (11.36%) JRuby
10 5 (11.36%) Java EE 5
10 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 4 (9.09%) Social Network
3 4 (9.09%) Equities
4 2 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) OO
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) Database Tuning
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) UML
7 6 (13.64%) SOA
8 5 (11.36%) OOP
8 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.36%) BDD
8 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Investment Management
8 5 (11.36%) Use Case
8 5 (11.36%) Wealth Management
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) SQL
2 33 (75.00%) Java
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
6 5 (11.36%) Jython
6 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.36%) Groovy
7 4 (9.09%) XPath
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Sybase
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Google
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