Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 69 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing OO 132 110 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.71% 2.93% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 3.49% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 88
Scotland median daily rate £380 £393 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% -4.27% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £304 £282
90th Percentile £445 £538 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £433 £415
% change year-on-year +9.83% +4.22% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.25 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.11% -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% -4.09% +6.88%

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,133 3,152 4,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.85% 83.90% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,429 1,861 2,393
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 77 63
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.23%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.60 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +24.22%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OO in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 63 £380 +9.35% 28
Edinburgh -21 50 £385 -23.00% 22
Dundee -2 12 £238 -20.83% 3
West Lothian +7 2 £288 -23.33% 1
Fife +2 2 - -
Renfrewshire +24 1 £425 +3.66%
Lothian - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OO.

1 94 (71.21%) Java
2 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (37.88%) SQL
4 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
5 35 (26.52%) Hibernate
6 34 (25.76%) Spring
7 33 (25.00%) C#
8 32 (24.24%) OOD
8 32 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (21.97%) Web Services
10 28 (21.21%) Finance
11 27 (20.45%) Linux
11 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
11 27 (20.45%) Relational Database
11 27 (20.45%) Data Structures
12 26 (19.70%) SOA
12 26 (19.70%) OOA/OOD
13 24 (18.18%) Unix
13 24 (18.18%) C++
13 24 (18.18%) Algorithms
14 23 (17.42%) Python
14 23 (17.42%) TDD
15 22 (16.67%) SOLID
16 21 (15.91%) Mentoring
16 21 (15.91%) Scrum
16 21 (15.91%) Oracle
16 21 (15.91%) UML
16 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
16 21 (15.91%) Use Case
16 21 (15.91%) Maven

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.79%) Apache
3 3 (2.27%) GeoServer
3 3 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) iTunes
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) AMQP
1 1 (0.76%) Firewall
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (0.76%) NAS
1 1 (0.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) Relational Database
2 20 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 19 (14.39%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.85%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.55%) GIS
6 6 (4.55%) QGIS
7 5 (3.79%) DB2
7 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.27%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.27%) Spatial Data
9 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.52%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.52%) OrientDB
11 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.91%) Maven
3 17 (12.88%) Mercurial
3 17 (12.88%) Subversion
4 8 (6.06%) JUnit
5 6 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (2.27%) JIRA
7 3 (2.27%) Mockito
8 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.52%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.52%) jMock
8 2 (1.52%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.76%) Bower
9 1 (0.76%) GitLab
9 1 (0.76%) Grunt
9 1 (0.76%) gulp
9 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.76%) Moq
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Banking
2 6 (4.55%) Games
3 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (1.52%) Front Office
5 2 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (71.97%) Developer
2 45 (34.09%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.36%) Designer
4 11 (8.33%) Architect
5 9 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 8 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.03%) 3D Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (3.03%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (2.27%) Data Engineer
10 3 (2.27%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (26.52%) Hibernate
2 34 (25.76%) Spring
3 29 (21.97%) Web Services
4 19 (14.39%) .NET
4 19 (14.39%) AngularJS
5 17 (12.88%) CSS
5 17 (12.88%) HTML
6 14 (10.61%) JPA
6 14 (10.61%) JSF
7 13 (9.85%) Apache CXF
8 12 (9.09%) RESTful
9 11 (8.33%) Apache OpenJPA
9 11 (8.33%) RichFaces
10 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.06%) SOAP
11 7 (5.30%) REST
12 6 (4.55%) JMS
12 6 (4.55%) jQuery
12 6 (4.55%) Node.js
12 6 (4.55%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Data Structures
2 24 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 16 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 10 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (5.30%) Derivative
6 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.79%) User Experience
8 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk
9 3 (2.27%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.52%) Equities
10 2 (1.52%) iPad
10 2 (1.52%) iPhone
10 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.52%) Xbox
11 1 (0.76%) Animation
11 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.76%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.45%) Linux
2 24 (18.18%) Unix
3 14 (10.61%) Android
4 10 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (24.24%) OOD
3 26 (19.70%) OOA/OOD
3 26 (19.70%) SOA
4 23 (17.42%) TDD
5 22 (16.67%) SOLID
6 21 (15.91%) Mentoring
6 21 (15.91%) Scrum
6 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 21 (15.91%) UML
6 21 (15.91%) Use Case
7 18 (13.64%) SDLC
8 16 (12.12%) Domain Models
8 16 (12.12%) MVC
9 14 (10.61%) BPMN
9 14 (10.61%) Data Modelling
9 14 (10.61%) Mathematics
9 14 (10.61%) OOP
10 12 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 94 (71.21%) Java
2 50 (37.88%) SQL
3 41 (31.06%) JavaScript
4 33 (25.00%) C#
5 24 (18.18%) C++
6 23 (17.42%) Python
7 17 (12.88%) Perl
8 5 (3.79%) Scala
9 4 (3.03%) XAML
10 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.52%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (1.52%) C
11 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) ABAP
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.76%) BS7666
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Docker
1 3 (2.27%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Ansible
1 3 (2.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.52%) Apache Brooklyn
2 2 (1.52%) Marathon
2 2 (1.52%) Mesos
3 1 (0.76%) Control-M
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Oracle
2 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.58%) Sybase
5 4 (3.03%) Adobe
5 4 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.27%) Capita
7 2 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.52%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.76%) Casewise
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) Zend