The table below looks at the statistics for OOD 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 OOD over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 12 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 21 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.86% 4.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 0
Median daily rate £385 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £50.78 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-29.10% +26.95%
OOD
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
133 47 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 75.14% 68.12% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 18 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +57.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

OOD
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 OOD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 +4 19 £385 -9.41%
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
1 21 (100.00%) BDD
2 15 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 15 (71.43%) NoSQL
3 14 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) C++
3 14 (66.67%) Python
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
5 12 (57.14%) Information Security
5 12 (57.14%) Front Office
5 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
5 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (47.62%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
7 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 6 (28.57%) Validation
9 6 (28.57%) Data Validation
10 4 (19.05%) jQuery
10 4 (19.05%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (19.05%) Node.js

OOD
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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (57.14%) Front Office
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
1 20 (95.24%) Java Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Lead Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Equity Derivative
1 10 (47.62%) Mathematics
2 3 (14.29%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) BDD
1 21 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (57.14%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 6 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree