The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank 23 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing OOP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.03% 1.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
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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
80 44 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 82.47% 59.46% 60.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 59
Average daily rate £200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark