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 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OO 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
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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
71 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 71.00% 86.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 32
Average daily rate £405 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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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 26 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Java SE
1 7 (87.50%) Clojure
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
1 7 (87.50%) Functional Programming
2 6 (75.00%) Derivative
2 6 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (75.00%) Front Office
3 4 (50.00%) Haskell
3 4 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (37.50%) Lisp
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
5 1 (12.50%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rose
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
1 7 (87.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (75.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Functional Programming
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Clojure
2 4 (50.00%) Haskell
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) Lisp
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP