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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 16 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.36% 3.43% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 4.93% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £400 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 142 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 69.75% 69.61% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 66 85
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.36% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
OO
Scotland

OO
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 29 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SAP PM
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (33.33%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Groovy
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss