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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing OO 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.77% 0.89% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 1.52% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.25%
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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
77 132 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.64% 58.93% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 32
Average daily rate £328 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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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 28 August 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 (69.23%) OOP
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus
5 4 (30.77%) Document Management
5 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (30.77%) Intranet
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) CAML
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (30.77%) Kindle
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (23.08%) SAP PM
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) LSMW
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
2 4 (30.77%) CAML
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) XSLT
3 2 (15.38%) MDX
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (7.69%) BAPI
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) SAP ALE
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Kindle
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) OOP
2 4 (30.77%) Document Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ABAP
5 1 (7.69%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
1 1 (7.69%) OCPJP
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago