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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing OOD 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.06% -
OOD
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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
82 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 72.57% 62.50% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 37
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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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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 - - - - 2
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing OOD 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 OOD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL