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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 111 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing OOP 16 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.88% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
2130 1745 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.43% 69.94% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 887 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -16 10 £375 -16.66% 8
Aberdeen - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh -17 1 - - 7
Dundee - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (72.73%) OO
2 27 (61.36%) C#
3 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) Web Services
5 14 (31.82%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) HTML
8 11 (25.00%) XML
8 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) jQuery
9 10 (22.73%) Adobe
10 9 (20.45%) MVC
10 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (15.91%) MVVM
12 7 (15.91%) XAML
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Blend
12 7 (15.91%) WPF
13 6 (13.64%) Degree
13 6 (13.64%) PHP
13 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.64%) C++
13 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (11.36%) Caliburn.Micro
14 5 (11.36%) Photoshop
14 5 (11.36%) Linux
14 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.82%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) NCrunch
3 3 (6.82%) Hudson
3 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) JUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.82%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 7 (15.91%) WPF Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.82%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.82%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Axapta Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) Web Services
4 12 (27.27%) HTML
5 11 (25.00%) XML
5 11 (25.00%) jQuery
6 7 (15.91%) WPF
7 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.36%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (9.09%) MDX
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) JSP
9 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.09%) CAML
10 3 (6.82%) OSGi
10 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
10 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
10 3 (6.82%) J2EE
10 3 (6.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.36%) Animation
3 4 (9.09%) Kindle
4 3 (6.82%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.82%) Graphic Design
4 3 (6.82%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) SCORM
6 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Android
3 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) OO
2 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) MVVM
4 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Document Management
5 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Android Development
6 3 (6.82%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.82%) Security Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Content Management
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) SOA
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) XAML
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
5 6 (13.64%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) Groovy
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) VC++
8 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Adobe
3 4 (9.09%) Lotus
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) Zend