The table below looks at the statistics for OO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 17 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing OO 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.81% 0.85% 6.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 1.02% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
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£375 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 98 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.60% 83.05% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 64
Average daily rate £400 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £259 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OO across the Northern Ireland region.

OO Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OO across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OO Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OO across the Northern Ireland region.

OO Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
County Antrim +1 5 £375 - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
3 8 (47.06%) CSS3
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 7 (41.18%) XHTML
4 7 (41.18%) Web Design
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) W3C
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (23.53%) SPARQL
7 4 (23.53%) Triplestore
7 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) Triplestore
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
3 1 (5.88%) webpack
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) QUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Mocha
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) CSS3
3 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) XHTML
5 4 (23.53%) Sass
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) Java EE
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Dojo
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) iPhone SDK
8 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) W3C
2 3 (17.65%) Fixed Income
2 3 (17.65%) Equities
2 3 (17.65%) Derivative
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (41.18%) Graceful Degradation
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) Web Design
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
4 3 (17.65%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) SPARQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Apple