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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented (OO)
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing OO 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.02% 8.42% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 12.12% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £38.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year
+7.51% -4.96%
OO
UK

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
78 66 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.59% 69.47% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 30
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £134 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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

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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

OO
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -5 1 - - 4
OO
UK

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby