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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 149 132
Rank change year-on-year +51 -17  
Contract jobs citing OOA/OOD 19 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 0.068% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.080% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £489 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +50.90% -31.25%  

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 1783 2515 2469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.36% 85.57% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1433 1286
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 65
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.92 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOA/OOD in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 - 18 £525 - 4
Edinburgh +14 1 £325 -45.83%
OOA/OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (97.22%) OO
3 34 (94.44%) Relational Database
4 30 (83.33%) SQL
5 29 (80.56%) Unix
6 22 (61.11%) Finance
7 20 (55.56%) Low Latency
8 17 (47.22%) Perl
8 17 (47.22%) Sybase
9 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (38.89%) Scrum
10 14 (38.89%) XML
11 13 (36.11%) SOAP
11 13 (36.11%) Spring
12 12 (33.33%) Banking
12 12 (33.33%) JSON
12 12 (33.33%) DB2
12 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
13 11 (30.56%) Ant
13 11 (30.56%) Maven
13 11 (30.56%) Perforce
13 11 (30.56%) Hudson
13 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
13 11 (30.56%) Gradle
13 11 (30.56%) Protocol Buffers
13 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
14 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (25.00%) MiFID
15 9 (25.00%) EMIR

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 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (94.44%) Relational Database
2 12 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Ant
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
1 11 (30.56%) Gradle
1 11 (30.56%) Hudson
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
1 11 (30.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Concordion
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) JBehave
3 1 (2.78%) jMock
3 1 (2.78%) Mockito
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
1 33 (91.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Designer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) XML
2 13 (36.11%) SOAP
2 13 (36.11%) Spring
3 12 (33.33%) JSON
4 11 (30.56%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) DHTML
6 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) OO
2 20 (55.56%) Low Latency
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (13.89%) Microservices
7 4 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) Kanban
9 2 (5.56%) Presales
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) RUP
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
10 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.78%) MVC
10 1 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (83.33%) SQL
3 17 (47.22%) Perl
4 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (25.00%) EMIR
1 9 (25.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Sybase
2 11 (30.56%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) OpenText