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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 14 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing OO 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.09% 2.02% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 2.60% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £357 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +6.66%
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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
60 77 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 68.18% 77.78% 62.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 74
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) Ajax
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (44.44%) CSS3
3 8 (44.44%) Backbone.js
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XHTML
4 7 (38.89%) Web Design
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) W3C
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) SPARQL
7 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 4 (22.22%) Triplestore
2 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) webpack
3 1 (5.56%) Bower
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) Mocha
3 1 (5.56%) QUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) Ajax
2 9 (50.00%) CSS
2 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) CSS3
3 8 (44.44%) Backbone.js
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XHTML
4 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) Dojo
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
8 1 (5.56%) koa
8 1 (5.56%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) W3C
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (16.67%) Equities
2 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (38.89%) Web Design
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 7 (38.89%) Graceful Degradation
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Android Development
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.56%) E-Discovery
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) SPARQL
4 3 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Apple