The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 22 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing OO 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.60% 1.79% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.27% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £220 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +14.35%
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
101 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.80% 78.57% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 59
Median daily rate £322 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £89 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Triplestore
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) SPARQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Graceful Degradation
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SPARQL