The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the County Antrim region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing OO 3 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.94% 6.93% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 12.31% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £375 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 130 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 64.71% 56.28% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 81 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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Northern Ireland

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 3 £375 +20.00% 2
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Northern Ireland

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) EDRMS
3 5 (62.50%) Data Management
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
5 2 (25.00%) iPhone
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL