The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 15 26
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 5.17% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.06% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
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- £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.88 £36.40 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+17.78% +13.75%
OOP
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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
31 85 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 44.93% 73.28% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 56
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £650 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
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%

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