The table below looks at the statistics for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+95.12% -31.66%
OOP
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
95 65 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 70.90% 68.42% 62.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 42
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

OOP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP 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 OOP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) STB
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark