The first table below looks at the demand for OOP 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 OOP over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 15 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.12% 9.26% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 12.82% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £38.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +53.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 80.90% 72.22% 58.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 38
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
OOP
Northern Ireland

OOP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

OOP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

OOP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

OOP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

OOP
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 OOP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -2 1 £388 +29.16%
OOP
Northern Ireland

OOP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) STB
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) DTV

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone Developer
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Android NDK
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL