Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented (OO)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 10 29
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing OO 23 127 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.95% 22.68% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.55% 26.19% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 120 1
Belfast median daily rate £460 £413 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.60% +87.50% -41.33%
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £413 £220
% change year-on-year +11.60% +87.50% -41.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

OO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 485 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 81.27% 86.61% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 414 88
Belfast median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +26.00%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £111
90th Percentile £518 £496 £443
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Belfast median hourly rate £37.25 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.81% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £17.28 £13.91 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.49 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £16.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +132.81% +12.28% -18.57%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Belfast

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Belfast

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for OO.

1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Data Structures
3 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 14 (60.87%) OOP
4 13 (56.52%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
6 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
6 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
6 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (43.48%) Front Office
6 10 (43.48%) Banking
7 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) Spring
7 9 (39.13%) WPF
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) Low Latency
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) JSON
9 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 6 (26.09%) JUnit
10 6 (26.09%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
10 6 (26.09%) SOLID
10 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) HTML5

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) npm
1 5 (21.74%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) TeamCity
2 5 (21.74%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Spring
1 9 (39.13%) WPF
2 8 (34.78%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) Akka
3 6 (26.09%) Hibernate
3 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) Kafka
3 6 (26.09%) Spring Boot
3 6 (26.09%) Zuul
4 5 (21.74%) React
4 5 (21.74%) Redux
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
6 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 3 (13.04%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Data Structures
2 10 (43.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
5 1 (4.35%) Blog
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) OOP
2 13 (56.52%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (47.83%) Multithreading
4 10 (43.48%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Low Latency
6 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) SOLID
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 5 (21.74%) Functional Programming
8 5 (21.74%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
11 2 (8.70%) OOD
12 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) ES6
4 5 (21.74%) Java 8
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) TypeScript
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) BrightScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) FXall
1 4 (17.39%) Reuters
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Roku
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO