The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OOA/OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOA/OOD over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 124 124
Rank change year-on-year +35 0  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 17 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 0.39% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.46% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £488 £283 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.56% -24.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £346
% change year-on-year +11.66% +8.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.66%  

OOA/OOD 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 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing OOA/OOD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OOA/OOD in Scotland

OOA/OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOA/OOD in Scotland

OOA/OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOA/OOD in Scotland

OOA/OOD
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 OOA/OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 17 £488 +72.56%
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOA/OOD 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 OOA/OOD.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) OO
3 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
4 20 (74.07%) SQL
5 18 (66.67%) Unix
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) Spring
7 12 (44.44%) SOAP
8 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
8 11 (40.74%) Maven
8 11 (40.74%) Banking
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (40.74%) Low Latency
8 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
8 11 (40.74%) Gradle
9 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 10 (37.04%) JSON
9 10 (37.04%) XML
9 10 (37.04%) DB2
10 9 (33.33%) Ant
10 9 (33.33%) Perforce
10 9 (33.33%) Hudson
10 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 8 (29.63%) Microservices
11 8 (29.63%) Protocol Buffers
11 8 (29.63%) Perl
11 8 (29.63%) Sybase
12 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (22.22%) MiFID
13 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

OOA/OOD
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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
1 11 (40.74%) Gradle
1 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 9 (33.33%) Ant
2 9 (33.33%) Hudson
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (7.41%) Concordion
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) JBehave
4 2 (7.41%) Mockito
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
1 23 (85.19%) Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Core Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Designer
2 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (3.70%) Programmer
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Spring
2 12 (44.44%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) JSON
3 10 (37.04%) XML
4 8 (29.63%) Protocol Buffers
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
7 2 (7.41%) Apache OpenJPA
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
7 2 (7.41%) JPA
7 2 (7.41%) JSF
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) RichFaces
8 1 (3.70%) iBATIS
8 1 (3.70%) Java EE
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Derivative
1 3 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
2 2 (7.41%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Low Latency
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Microservices
5 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) TDD
8 4 (14.81%) Refactoring
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 4 (14.81%) UML
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 2 (7.41%) BPMN
10 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Domain Models
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) MiFID
2 5 (18.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (18.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Perforce
2 8 (29.63%) Sybase
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat