The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing OO 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.28% 7.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 9.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 94 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 34.43% 78.33% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 46
Average daily rate £375 £418 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £620 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (33.33%) YourKit
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sun