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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 113 85 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing OOP 11 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 1.08% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.56% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
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£400 £375 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+174.50% -53.63%
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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Glasgow -27 6 £375 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh -6 2 £475 +58.33% 3
Fife - - - -
Midlothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 5
Dundee - - - -
OOP
UK

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (71.43%) OO
2 24 (57.14%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) .NET
4 15 (35.71%) CSS
5 14 (33.33%) Web Services
5 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
6 12 (28.57%) Java
7 11 (26.19%) XML
7 11 (26.19%) jQuery
8 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) Adobe
9 9 (21.43%) MVC
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
11 7 (16.67%) MVVM
11 7 (16.67%) User Experience
11 7 (16.67%) XAML
11 7 (16.67%) WPF
12 6 (14.29%) Degree
12 6 (14.29%) C++
12 6 (14.29%) PHP
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (11.90%) Caliburn.Micro
13 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
13 5 (11.90%) Photoshop
13 5 (11.90%) Linux
13 5 (11.90%) Animation

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.52%) CMS
1 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Photoshop
1 5 (11.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP PM
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
2 4 (9.52%) NCrunch
3 3 (7.14%) JUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.14%) Hudson
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.90%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.14%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.14%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 11 (26.19%) jQuery
5 11 (26.19%) XML
6 7 (16.67%) WPF
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (11.90%) Caliburn.Micro
9 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (9.52%) CAML
9 4 (9.52%) SOAP
9 4 (9.52%) XSLT
9 4 (9.52%) JSP
10 3 (7.14%) Servlets
10 3 (7.14%) J2EE
10 3 (7.14%) Java EE
10 3 (7.14%) JSON
10 3 (7.14%) JSTL
10 3 (7.14%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (16.67%) User Experience
3 5 (11.90%) Animation
4 4 (9.52%) Kindle
5 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
5 3 (7.14%) Taxonomies
5 3 (7.14%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.38%) SCORM
7 1 (2.38%) Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.38%) Open Source
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) OO
2 9 (21.43%) MVC
3 7 (16.67%) MVVM
4 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Document Management
5 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.52%) Android Development
5 4 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
6 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) XAML
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 6 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (9.52%) Groovy
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VC++
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Adobe
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Lotus
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) Zend
5 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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