Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 169 178
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 28 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Scotland median daily rate £364 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.39% +0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £316 £223 £267
90th Percentile £560 £391 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -16.67% -18.18%

OOA/OOD 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 4228 3604 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.12% 83.60% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2107 2642
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 87 103
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

OOA/OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing OOA/OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Edinburgh +6 15 £360 - 1
Glasgow -6 9 - - 1
Lothian - 1 - -
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) OO
3 14 (50.00%) Use Case
4 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
5 12 (42.86%) SOA
5 12 (42.86%) UML
5 12 (42.86%) Web Services
5 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 10 (35.71%) SOLID
8 9 (32.14%) Domain Models
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle
8 9 (32.14%) JPA
8 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) TDD
9 8 (28.57%) JSF
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Apache OpenJPA
9 8 (28.57%) Apache CXF
9 8 (28.57%) RichFaces
9 8 (28.57%) Low Latency
9 8 (28.57%) Sybase
9 8 (28.57%) Perl
9 8 (28.57%) Unix
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 8 (28.57%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Wireframes
10 7 (25.00%) BPMN

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 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) IaaS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) CTI
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) JDeveloper
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Log4j
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 3 (10.71%) XMLSpy
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Designer
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SOA Designer
6 2 (7.14%) UI Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
2 12 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) JPA
4 8 (28.57%) Apache CXF
4 8 (28.57%) Apache OpenJPA
4 8 (28.57%) JSF
4 8 (28.57%) RichFaces
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.29%) SignalR
7 3 (10.71%) EJB
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE
7 3 (10.71%) JDBC
7 3 (10.71%) JSP
7 3 (10.71%) Struts
7 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Blog
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) OO
2 14 (50.00%) Use Case
3 12 (42.86%) SOA
3 12 (42.86%) UML
4 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
5 10 (35.71%) SOLID
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Domain Models
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Low Latency
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) TDD
7 8 (28.57%) Wireframes
8 7 (25.00%) BPMN
9 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
9 6 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
10 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
11 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) ES6
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) MCSD
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) Sybase
4 3 (10.71%) Guidewire
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft