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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 102 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing OOD 19 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£425 £450 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
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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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 October 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 24 October 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
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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
Edinburgh +6 10 £444 - 3
Glasgow -8 8 £425 -5.55% 2
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (87.88%) OO
2 26 (78.79%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) Spring
4 12 (36.36%) SOA
4 12 (36.36%) Sybase
4 12 (36.36%) UNIX
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (33.33%) Use Case
6 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 9 (27.27%) DB2
6 9 (27.27%) UML
6 9 (27.27%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) Perl
7 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
8 7 (21.21%) JUnit
8 7 (21.21%) J2SE
9 6 (18.18%) JMS
9 6 (18.18%) Database Tuning
9 6 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (15.15%) Java EE
10 5 (15.15%) Front Office
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) C#

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) DB2
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Front Office
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Designer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Designer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Designer
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 7 (21.21%) J2SE
3 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.18%) JMS
5 5 (15.15%) Java EE
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) JSF
7 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
7 3 (9.09%) WCF
7 3 (9.09%) jQuery
8 2 (6.06%) JRuby
8 2 (6.06%) Java EE 5
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) JSP
9 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.09%) Physics
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) UNIX
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) OO
2 12 (36.36%) SOA
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Use Case
4 9 (27.27%) UML
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (18.18%) Database Tuning
7 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.09%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.06%) BPMN
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.03%) Coaching
10 1 (3.03%) BDD
10 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Jython
6 2 (6.06%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Sybase
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Twitter
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
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