The first table below looks at the demand for OO 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 OO over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing OO 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.60% 0.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 118 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.07% 62.77% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 43
Average daily rate £418 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £145 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OO 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 OO.

1 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (40.00%) Lotus
4 4 (40.00%) Intranet
4 4 (40.00%) Document Management
4 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) CAML
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Kindle
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Groovy
5 3 (30.00%) SAP PM
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OO 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 OO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (30.00%) SAP PM
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HCM
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) CAML
3 2 (20.00%) MDX
4 1 (10.00%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (10.00%) BAPI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Kindle
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) ABAP
5 1 (10.00%) SAPscript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
1 4 (40.00%) Lotus
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe