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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 100 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing OOD 29 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
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£388 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £279 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 -2 17 £388 -3.12%
Highlands - 9 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 £350 -22.22% 4
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (84.91%) OO
2 44 (83.02%) Java
2 44 (83.02%) SQL
3 27 (50.94%) Linux
4 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
5 25 (47.17%) Sybase
6 24 (45.28%) JUnit
7 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (39.62%) HTML
8 21 (39.62%) CSS
9 20 (37.74%) UNIX
9 20 (37.74%) Spring
9 20 (37.74%) RDBMS
9 20 (37.74%) Relational Database
10 19 (35.85%) Finance
11 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
12 17 (32.08%) jQuery
13 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (28.30%) JMS
14 15 (28.30%) J2SE
14 15 (28.30%) DB2
14 15 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (26.42%) TDD
16 13 (24.53%) Banking
16 13 (24.53%) .NET
17 12 (22.64%) Ant
17 12 (22.64%) C#
18 11 (20.75%) Perl
19 10 (18.87%) XML
19 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.43%) GlassFish
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (9.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) RDBMS
1 20 (37.74%) Relational Database
2 15 (28.30%) DB2
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (9.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) JUnit
2 12 (22.64%) Ant
3 8 (15.09%) JIRA
4 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.21%) Hudson
5 6 (11.32%) Maven
5 6 (11.32%) WebDriver
5 6 (11.32%) Selenium
5 6 (11.32%) Artifactory
6 5 (9.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.89%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
4 9 (16.98%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 39 (73.58%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Senior Developer
4 13 (24.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Designer
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Designer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
1 21 (39.62%) CSS
2 20 (37.74%) Spring
3 17 (32.08%) jQuery
4 15 (28.30%) JMS
4 15 (28.30%) J2SE
5 13 (24.53%) .NET
6 10 (18.87%) XML
7 9 (16.98%) J2EE
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
9 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.32%) WCF
10 6 (11.32%) Java EE
11 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
11 5 (9.43%) JRuby
11 5 (9.43%) Java EE 5
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle ADF
11 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.43%) JSP
12 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.55%) Equities
4 2 (3.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.77%) Social Network
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 20 (37.74%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) OO
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.30%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (26.42%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Database Tuning
7 9 (16.98%) OOP
7 9 (16.98%) Scrum
8 8 (15.09%) Wealth Management
8 8 (15.09%) Investment Management
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.32%) UML
10 6 (11.32%) SOA
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) BDD
11 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Use Case
11 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) Java
1 44 (83.02%) SQL
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) Perl
5 5 (9.43%) Groovy
5 5 (9.43%) Jython
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) XPath
7 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) DV Cleared
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (47.17%) Sybase
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Google
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