Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 70 51
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 122 168 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.90% 3.05% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.59% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 101 89
Scotland median daily rate £375 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% -1.94% -
10th Percentile £301 £233 £323
90th Percentile £475 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Scotland median hourly rate - £41.25 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.15% +59.92%
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.63% -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3487 4686 5094
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.89% 85.00% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2039 2659 2665
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £255 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £513 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 120
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.70 £44.05 £47.03
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.82%

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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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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 -1 88 £373 -0.67% 8
Edinburgh +10 26 £386 -24.63% 11
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Dundee -6 2 - -
Fife -2 1 £300 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OO.

1 63 (51.64%) Java
2 60 (49.18%) SQL
3 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (40.16%) Unix
5 48 (39.34%) Relational Database
6 44 (36.07%) Finance
7 38 (31.15%) C#
8 34 (27.87%) OOD
9 31 (25.41%) OOA/OOD
10 30 (24.59%) XML
11 28 (22.95%) Scrum
12 26 (21.31%) Perl
13 25 (20.49%) JSON
14 24 (19.67%) OOP
15 23 (18.85%) .NET
15 23 (18.85%) Sybase
15 23 (18.85%) Web Services
16 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
16 22 (18.03%) Spring
16 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
17 21 (17.21%) MVC
17 21 (17.21%) DB2
17 21 (17.21%) Linux
18 20 (16.39%) HTML
19 18 (14.75%) RDBMS
20 17 (13.93%) SOAP
20 17 (13.93%) Low Latency
21 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (12.30%) Maven
22 15 (12.30%) CSS

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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 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.28%) JBoss
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.46%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Mule
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (7.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.64%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (1.64%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.82%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) GitHub
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.64%) iTunes
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.34%) Relational Database
2 21 (17.21%) DB2
3 18 (14.75%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (4.10%) KDB
6 5 (4.10%) Kdb+
7 3 (2.46%) MySQL
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.30%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.30%) Maven
3 11 (9.02%) Ant
4 10 (8.20%) Gradle
4 10 (8.20%) Hudson
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Blend
6 8 (6.56%) Subversion
7 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (3.28%) JUnit
10 3 (2.46%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.46%) NUnit
10 3 (2.46%) Selenium
10 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.64%) Mockito
11 2 (1.64%) MSTest
11 2 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 44 (36.07%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Front Office
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (86.89%) Developer
2 46 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.66%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.84%) iOS Developer
5 11 (9.02%) .NET Developer
6 10 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Architect
7 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.56%) WPF Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Designer
10 4 (3.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.28%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.28%) UI Developer
10 4 (3.28%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.59%) XML
2 25 (20.49%) JSON
3 23 (18.85%) .NET
3 23 (18.85%) Web Services
4 22 (18.03%) Spring
5 20 (16.39%) HTML
6 17 (13.93%) SOAP
7 15 (12.30%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.30%) CSS
8 12 (9.84%) HTML5
9 11 (9.02%) Cocoa
9 11 (9.02%) jQuery
10 10 (8.20%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (8.20%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.20%) Protocol Buffers
11 9 (7.38%) Core Data
11 9 (7.38%) Flash
11 9 (7.38%) J2EE
11 9 (7.38%) JMS
11 9 (7.38%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Algorithms
1 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.20%) Data Structures
1 10 (8.20%) iPad
1 10 (8.20%) iPhone
1 10 (8.20%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.64%) Animation
6 2 (1.64%) Apple TV
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.82%) Derivative
7 1 (0.82%) Fintech
7 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.16%) Unix
2 21 (17.21%) Linux
3 14 (11.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.82%) Debian
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) OOD
3 31 (25.41%) OOA/OOD
4 28 (22.95%) Scrum
5 24 (19.67%) OOP
6 21 (17.21%) MVC
7 17 (13.93%) Low Latency
8 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.30%) TDD
10 14 (11.48%) Data Protection
10 14 (11.48%) SDLC
10 14 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.66%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.84%) iOS Development
13 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (8.20%) Front End Development
14 10 (8.20%) Unit Testing
15 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.38%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 63 (51.64%) Java
2 60 (49.18%) SQL
3 38 (31.15%) C#
4 26 (21.31%) Perl
5 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
6 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.20%) C++
7 10 (8.20%) Objective-C
8 9 (7.38%) Apple Swift
8 9 (7.38%) XAML
9 5 (4.10%) PHP
9 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.10%) Scala
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (7.38%) EMIR
1 9 (7.38%) MiFID
2 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Sybase
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle
4 10 (8.20%) Perforce
5 9 (7.38%) Adobe
6 3 (2.46%) Pega
6 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.64%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) Google
7 2 (1.64%) OpenText
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.64%) Twitter
8 1 (0.82%) hybris
8 1 (0.82%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Telerik
8 1 (0.82%) Zend
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