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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 95 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing OOD 18 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 1.50% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.78% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 18
Median daily rate £375 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.10 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +19.72%  

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 1598 2472 2478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.66% 84.17% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1395 1348
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 54 64
Median hourly rate £17.75 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.73 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Scotland

OOD
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

OOD
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

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 OOD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 13 £390 +4.00% 4
Dundee - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +4 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £300 -
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 23 (85.19%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) MVC
7 8 (29.63%) Cocoa
7 8 (29.63%) iOS Development
8 7 (25.93%) iPad
8 7 (25.93%) Cocoa Touch
8 7 (25.93%) JSON
8 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
8 7 (25.93%) iPhone
8 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC
9 6 (22.22%) Core Data
9 6 (22.22%) Apple Swift
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Unix
9 6 (22.22%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) UIKit
9 6 (22.22%) Android
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
10 5 (18.52%) Spring
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) RDBMS

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 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) iTunes
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (11.11%) GIS
2 3 (11.11%) KDB
2 3 (11.11%) Kdb+
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) TestNG
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) iOS Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) GIS Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) Cocoa
3 7 (25.93%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (25.93%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) Core Data
4 6 (22.22%) UIKit
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) JMS
7 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (7.41%) Core Animation
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
8 2 (7.41%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (3.70%) DHTML
9 1 (3.70%) J2SE
9 1 (3.70%) Java EE
9 1 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) iPad
1 7 (25.93%) iPhone
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Animation
4 2 (7.41%) Apple TV
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) EPoS
5 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
2 6 (22.22%) Android
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (29.63%) iOS Development
5 7 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) SOLID
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) Kanban
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Open Source
10 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Objective-C
3 6 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Sybase
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) OpenText
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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