The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 20 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.02% 1.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.62 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.22% 15.25% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 14
Average daily rate £310 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +51.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Aberdeen region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Aberdeen region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) PVCS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Analysis

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PVCS
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle