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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OO over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 18 15
Contract jobs citing OO 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.12% 7.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.88%

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
179 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 77.49% 75.28% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 29 41
Median daily rate £370 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OO
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing OO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OO Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

OO
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

OO
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

OO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for OO.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Graceful Degradation
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

OO
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Graceful Degradation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SPARQL