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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
Rank - 18 20
Contract jobs citing OOP 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.92% 4.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.33% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+17.18% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.75 £33.84 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -7.28%
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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
56 86 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 70.00% 82.69% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 62
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 12 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

OOP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript