The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 10 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing OO 21 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.67% 6.98% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.71% 10.00% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 60 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 67.46% 69.77% 57.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 52
Average daily rate £300 £290 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

OO Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +1 21 £388 -3.12% 1
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Northern Ireland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 17 (80.95%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Java EE
3 13 (61.90%) People Management
4 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Fixed Income
5 9 (42.86%) Equities
5 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) Derivative
5 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (38.10%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (38.10%) FpML
7 7 (33.33%) Banking
8 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) iPhone
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
10 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
10 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
10 4 (19.05%) iOS SDK
10 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
10 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
11 3 (14.29%) Windows
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 9 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Android Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Java EE
2 8 (38.10%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (38.10%) FpML
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) iOS SDK
5 3 (14.29%) iPhone SDK
5 3 (14.29%) Android SDK
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
6 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 9 (42.86%) Equities
1 9 (42.86%) Derivative
2 5 (23.81%) iPhone
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) N-Tier
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.76%) Social Media
5 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) People Management
2 4 (19.05%) iOS Development
3 3 (14.29%) Android Development
3 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Apple
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.76%) Actimize
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Reuters
3 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg