The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 21 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing OO 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.15% 3.33% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 4.17% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.33% +7.14%
OO
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 72 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 82.76% 80.00% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 10
Average daily rate £325 £150 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £88 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

OO
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) STL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) NewSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (16.67%) Equities
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NewSQL
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Akka
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) JAXB
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle