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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 9 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 19.18% - 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.29% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
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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
69 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 94.52% 88.66% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 32
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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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 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 12 (66.67%) Dojo
1 12 (66.67%) HTML5
1 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 8 (44.44%) Separation of Concerns
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) Front Office
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) JPA
6 2 (11.11%) JSUnit
6 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 2 (11.11%) Sass
6 2 (11.11%) LESS
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) JMS
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
7 1 (5.56%) MiFID
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (5.56%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JSUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (16.67%) Front Office
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) Dojo
1 12 (66.67%) HTML5
1 12 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) JPA
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) JMS
4 2 (11.11%) Sass
4 2 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 8 (44.44%) Separation of Concerns
2 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) MiFID
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
1 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) IBM