The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.27% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.49% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 116 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.50% 64.09% 63.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 56
Average daily rate £418 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
OOP
Scotland

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
4 4 (44.44%) Lotus
4 4 (44.44%) Intranet
4 4 (44.44%) Document Management
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) CAML
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (44.44%) Kindle
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Groovy
5 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP PM
1 3 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Report Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) XSLT
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) CAML
2 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Kindle
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Document Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Lotus
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft