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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing OO 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 8.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.81 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.75% -4.50%
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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
42 87 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 68.85% 73.73% 62.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 37
Average daily rate £285 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £258 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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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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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 3 (42.86%) Equities
2 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Dojo
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
3 2 (28.57%) Java EE
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
1 3 (42.86%) Equities
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM