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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 13 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.76% - 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £385 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.88 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-30.02% +26.69%
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
68 68 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.95% 69.39% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 25
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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

OOP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOP 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 OOP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

OOP
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft