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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 12 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing OO 16 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.70% 7.14% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.78% 11.11% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
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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
90 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 71.43% 64.29% 64.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 29 36
Average daily rate £300 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 13 (81.25%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java EE
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) People Management
4 7 (43.75%) Fixed Income
4 7 (43.75%) Equities
4 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (43.75%) Derivative
4 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
5 6 (37.50%) FpML
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
7 4 (25.00%) iPhone
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (18.75%) iPhone SDK
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) iOS SDK
8 3 (18.75%) Android
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Java EE
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) FpML
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) iPhone SDK
4 3 (18.75%) iOS SDK
4 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) Ext JS
5 1 (6.25%) HTML
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (43.75%) Fixed Income
1 7 (43.75%) Equities
1 7 (43.75%) Derivative
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (25.00%) iPhone
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) People Management
2 3 (18.75%) Android Development
2 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (6.25%) Actimize
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Reuters
3 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
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