The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing OO 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.14% 3.08% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 4.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 76.32% 70.77% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 44
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing OO 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 OO.

1 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Dojo
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
4 6 (46.15%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Spring
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) J2EE
7 3 (23.08%) FileNet
7 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 3 (23.08%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (15.38%) MiFID
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Maven
8 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
8 2 (15.38%) JSUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) FileNet
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) JSUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Dojo
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Struts
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) LESS
6 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
7 1 (7.69%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) JPA
7 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
7 1 (7.69%) JMS
7 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 3 (23.08%) Separation of Concerns
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) V-Model
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) MiFID
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
2 1 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) IBM