The table below looks at the statistics for OOP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOP over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.88 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +17.78%
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
75 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 83.33% 75.25% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 23
Median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing OOP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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