The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 116 90 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.96% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.35% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 11
Average daily rate
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- £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.45 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
OOP
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
2027 1630 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.81% 71.43% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 822 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region.

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

OOP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region.

OOP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

OOP
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 OOP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -9 4 - - 4
Fife - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 2 (20.00%) Android Development
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) LAMP
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) J2SE
7 1 (10.00%) JMS
7 1 (10.00%) OOD
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (10.00%) RDBMS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Android SDK
2 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Java SE
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
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