Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 139 160
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing OOD 35 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.73% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.93% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 17
Scotland median daily rate £275 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - -17.65%
10th Percentile £213 £308 £263
90th Percentile £475 £545 £450
UK median daily rate £475 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 4,078 3,106 4,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.40% 83.38% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,376 1,811 2,424
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £255 £245 £248
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 88 80
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £22.75 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.40% -2.57% +3.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.59 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.26 £46.71 £47.63
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.44 £24.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.83% +20.00%

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -8 15 £406 +20.37% 4
Dundee +1 11 £225 - 1
Edinburgh -36 9 £426 -10.26% 3
OOD
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for OOD.

1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 26 (74.29%) OO
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 17 (48.57%) C#
5 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (40.00%) SDLC
7 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
7 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 13 (37.14%) RDBMS
7 13 (37.14%) Scrum
8 12 (34.29%) C++
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) Unix
8 12 (34.29%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
9 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
10 10 (28.57%) CSS
10 10 (28.57%) MVC
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) .NET
11 9 (25.71%) Spring
11 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
11 9 (25.71%) Kanban
12 8 (22.86%) Android
12 8 (22.86%) Pair Programming
12 8 (22.86%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) Perl
12 8 (22.86%) Games

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 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) GeoServer
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) RDBMS
1 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) GIS
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.71%) QGIS
4 2 (5.71%) Redis
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.86%) Moq
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Games
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) 3D Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.71%) UI Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) Spring
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) React
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (14.29%) J2SE
4 5 (14.29%) JMS
4 5 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 5 (14.29%) REST
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Core
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
5 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.43%) SignalR
6 3 (8.57%) HATEOAS
6 3 (8.57%) Java EE
6 3 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (8.57%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 8 (22.86%) Data Structures
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.71%) Blog
5 2 (5.71%) Derivative
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.71%) Equities
5 2 (5.71%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 8 (22.86%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.57%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) OO
2 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (40.00%) SDLC
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
7 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
8 10 (28.57%) MVC
9 9 (25.71%) Kanban
9 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) Pair Programming
10 8 (22.86%) SOLID
11 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.00%) SOA
11 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 7 (20.00%) Web Development
12 6 (17.14%) Use Case
13 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 4 (11.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) C++
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 8 (22.86%) Perl
6 6 (17.14%) Python
7 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
7 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.71%) C
8 2 (5.71%) ES6
8 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.71%) XPath
9 1 (2.86%) Lua
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) MCSD
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Brooklyn
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
1 3 (8.57%) Marathon
1 3 (8.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Sybase
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.71%) Avaya