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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 10 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing OO 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.95% 8.64% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.25% 12.28% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£369 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
79 57 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 73.83% 70.37% 55.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 48
Average daily rate £264 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £192 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
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%

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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 19 December 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 16 £369 -7.81% 2
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Northern Ireland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (77.27%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Java EE
4 13 (59.09%) People Management
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) Derivative
7 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
7 9 (40.91%) Fixed Income
7 9 (40.91%) Equities
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
8 8 (36.36%) FpML
8 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (31.82%) Banking
10 6 (27.27%) SOAP
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) iPhone
12 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
12 4 (18.18%) Web Services
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
12 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
12 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
12 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
12 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
12 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
13 3 (13.64%) iPhone SDK
13 3 (13.64%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.91%) WebSphere
1 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) iOS Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Java EE
2 8 (36.36%) FpML
2 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (27.27%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
5 3 (13.64%) iPhone SDK
5 3 (13.64%) Android SDK
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
6 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
6 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Derivative
1 9 (40.91%) Fixed Income
1 9 (40.91%) Equities
1 9 (40.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) iPhone
4 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.55%) Social Media
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) People Management
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.64%) Android Development
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Apple
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Reuters
3 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.55%) Actimize
3 1 (4.55%) Google