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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 15 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.48% 0.42% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.21% 0.81% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
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Scotland

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
76 123 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.37% 51.25% 58.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 46
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) OOP
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Intranet
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
4 4 (30.77%) Document Management
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (30.77%) CAML
4 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (30.77%) Kindle
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
2 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) LSMW
1 1 (7.69%) YourKit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
3 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) CAML
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (7.69%) BAPI
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (7.69%) SAP ALE
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Kindle
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Document Management
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
2 2 (15.38%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
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