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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 102 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing OOD 35 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
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£375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £393 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £59.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-32.77% +58.66%
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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
2541 2145 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.36% 78.03% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1130 899
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 38
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £165.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 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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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 +15 20 £375 -11.76%
Edinburgh 0 8 £363 -19.44% 4
Highlands - 7 - -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 54 (90.00%) Java
2 53 (88.33%) OO
3 52 (86.67%) SQL
4 36 (60.00%) SDLC
5 30 (50.00%) JUnit
6 28 (46.67%) Linux
6 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (43.33%) UNIX
7 26 (43.33%) Sybase
7 26 (43.33%) Finance
8 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
9 24 (40.00%) RDBMS
9 24 (40.00%) Relational Database
10 23 (38.33%) Spring
11 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
12 21 (35.00%) TDD
13 20 (33.33%) HTML
13 20 (33.33%) CSS
14 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (30.00%) DB2
15 18 (30.00%) J2SE
15 18 (30.00%) JMS
15 18 (30.00%) jQuery
16 16 (26.67%) Perl
17 14 (23.33%) Banking
17 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (21.67%) Scrum
19 12 (20.00%) J2EE
19 12 (20.00%) Ant
19 12 (20.00%) OOP

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 24 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (30.00%) DB2
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.67%) KDB
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) JUnit
2 12 (20.00%) Ant
3 6 (10.00%) Hudson
3 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.00%) Maven
5 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.33%) Bower
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) WatiN
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.67%) Moq
7 1 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Front Office
4 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Developer
2 49 (81.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Designer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior SQL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) SOA Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) Spring
2 20 (33.33%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (30.00%) J2SE
3 18 (30.00%) JMS
3 18 (30.00%) jQuery
4 12 (20.00%) J2EE
5 10 (16.67%) XML
6 9 (15.00%) .NET
7 5 (8.33%) JSP
7 5 (8.33%) Java EE
8 4 (6.67%) NHibernate
8 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.67%) Web Services
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (5.00%) JRuby
9 3 (5.00%) Java EE 5
9 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (11.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.33%) Equities
4 2 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Linux
2 26 (43.33%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) OO
2 36 (60.00%) SDLC
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 21 (35.00%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (21.67%) Scrum
8 12 (20.00%) OOP
9 11 (18.33%) Database Tuning
10 7 (11.67%) BDD
10 7 (11.67%) UML
11 6 (10.00%) SOA
11 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
11 6 (10.00%) Use Case
11 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.00%) Kanban
11 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
12 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (90.00%) Java
2 52 (86.67%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.67%) Perl
5 10 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Scala
8 3 (5.00%) Jython
8 3 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) Ada
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Sybase
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) VMware