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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OOP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.38% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
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
76 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 74.51% 75.36% 54.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 44
Average daily rate £250 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £192 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber-Ark