Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD 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 Design (OOD)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 120 143
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 +12
Contract jobs citing OOD 34 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.81% 1.85% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 62 30
Scotland median daily rate £405 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% -7.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £314 £256 £313
90th Percentile £475 £475 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.62% +100.00%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -8.54%

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 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%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD 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 OOD in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD 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 OOD in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD 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 OOD 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 -34 27 £405 +6.58% 2
Edinburgh +6 3 £418 -7.22% 4
Dundee 0 2 - -
Fife - 1 £300 -
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 OOD.

1 34 (100.00%) OO
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Unix
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) Apple iOS
5 13 (38.24%) XML
6 11 (32.35%) Linux
6 11 (32.35%) Cocoa
6 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
6 11 (32.35%) MVC
6 11 (32.35%) iOS Development
6 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
6 11 (32.35%) SDLC
7 10 (29.41%) Cocoa Touch
7 10 (29.41%) iPad
7 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
7 10 (29.41%) iPhone
7 10 (29.41%) Objective-C
8 9 (26.47%) JMS
8 9 (26.47%) C++
8 9 (26.47%) DB2
8 9 (26.47%) JSON
8 9 (26.47%) UIKit
8 9 (26.47%) Apple Swift
8 9 (26.47%) Core Data
9 8 (23.53%) Perl
10 7 (20.59%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) Spring

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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 1 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) iTunes
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
1 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 9 (26.47%) DB2
3 5 (14.71%) KDB
3 5 (14.71%) Kdb+
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Xcode
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) TestNG
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Front Office
2 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) iOS Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Cassandra Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) XML
2 11 (32.35%) Cocoa
3 10 (29.41%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (26.47%) Core Data
4 9 (26.47%) JMS
4 9 (26.47%) JSON
4 9 (26.47%) UIKit
5 7 (20.59%) Spring
6 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) J2SE
9 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 2 (5.88%) Ajax
10 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
10 2 (5.88%) Core Animation
11 1 (2.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) iPad
1 10 (29.41%) iPhone
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Animation
4 2 (5.88%) Apple TV
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Unix
2 13 (38.24%) Apple iOS
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) OO
2 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) iOS Development
3 11 (32.35%) MVC
3 11 (32.35%) SDLC
4 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Objective-C
4 9 (26.47%) Apple Swift
4 9 (26.47%) C++
5 8 (23.53%) Perl
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.88%) Python
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (2.94%) Scala
9 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Sybase
2 2 (5.88%) Apple
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) OpenText
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