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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 122 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Contract jobs citing OOP 6 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 1.18% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.73% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
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£313 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +23.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £281 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £458 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+213.72% -55.65%
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
2017 1732 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.29% 68.35% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 857 850
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 74
Average hourly rate £33.75 £26.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.25 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OOP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

OOP Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 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 2 £475 +58.33% 3
Glasgow -22 2 £313 -21.87% 8
Aberdeen - 1 £225 - 2
Dundee - - - - 1
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 25 (86.21%) OO
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) Web Services
5 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (34.48%) jQuery
6 9 (31.03%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) HTML
7 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Adobe
10 5 (17.24%) C++
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) Subversion
11 4 (13.79%) Document Management
11 4 (13.79%) WPF
11 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (13.79%) CAML
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (13.79%) Kindle
11 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.79%) XSLT
11 4 (13.79%) UNIX
11 4 (13.79%) JSP

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) IBM Notes
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
1 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Intranet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SSDT
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Hudson
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) NCrunch
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
2 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
3 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) Web Services
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) XML
5 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) WPF
6 4 (13.79%) XSLT
6 4 (13.79%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) CAML
7 3 (10.34%) OSGi
7 3 (10.34%) Ext JS
7 3 (10.34%) Caliburn.Micro
7 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (10.34%) Servlets
7 3 (10.34%) JSTL
7 3 (10.34%) J2EE
7 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Kindle
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) Taxonomies
2 3 (10.34%) Animation
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) SCORM
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) OO
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
3 4 (13.79%) Document Management
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
4 3 (10.34%) Content Management
4 3 (10.34%) MVVM
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 3 (10.34%) XAML
7 2 (6.90%) Groovy
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP