The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 111 79 100
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +21
Contract jobs citing OOP 17 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.18% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.68% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +57.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
OOP
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 11 £388 -13.88% 12
Aberdeen - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -22 1 £400 +33.33% 8
Dundee - - - - 2
OOP
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OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (68.75%) OO
2 31 (64.58%) C#
3 23 (47.92%) .NET
4 16 (33.33%) Web Services
4 16 (33.33%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 13 (27.08%) HTML
6 13 (27.08%) Java
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (25.00%) Adobe
7 12 (25.00%) XML
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 10 (20.83%) Finance
9 9 (18.75%) MVC
9 9 (18.75%) XAML
9 9 (18.75%) WPF
9 9 (18.75%) MVVM
10 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Blend
11 7 (14.58%) C++
11 7 (14.58%) PHP
12 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 6 (12.50%) Degree
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (10.42%) Caliburn.Micro
13 5 (10.42%) Animation
13 5 (10.42%) Adobe Illustrator

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (10.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (6.25%) SAP PM
2 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (8.33%) NCrunch
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Hudson
3 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) WPF Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) CSS
2 16 (33.33%) Web Services
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
4 12 (25.00%) jQuery
4 12 (25.00%) XML
5 9 (18.75%) WPF
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (10.42%) Caliburn.Micro
8 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.33%) CAML
8 4 (8.33%) XSLT
8 4 (8.33%) JSP
8 4 (8.33%) MDX
9 3 (6.25%) JSTL
9 3 (6.25%) J2EE
9 3 (6.25%) Java EE
9 3 (6.25%) JSON
9 3 (6.25%) Servlets
9 3 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.42%) Animation
3 4 (8.33%) Kindle
4 3 (6.25%) Digital Media
4 3 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 3 (6.25%) Graphic Design
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.08%) SCORM
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Windows CE
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) OO
2 9 (18.75%) MVC
2 9 (18.75%) MVVM
3 4 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (8.33%) Web Development
3 4 (8.33%) Document Management
3 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Android Development
4 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
4 3 (6.25%) Content Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.17%) ERP
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) TDD
5 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security
6 1 (2.08%) SOA
6 1 (2.08%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) XAML
5 7 (14.58%) PHP
5 7 (14.58%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) VB
8 1 (2.08%) VC++
8 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Adobe
3 4 (8.33%) Lotus
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Zend
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter
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