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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO 22 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 10.68% - 12.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.43% - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 5
Median daily rate £410 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 177 93 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 85.92% 83.04% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 44 43
Median daily rate £400 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £109 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Belfast region with a requirement for OO.

1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) Finance
3 15 (68.18%) Banking
4 14 (63.64%) Front Office
5 13 (59.09%) Unix
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
7 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (40.91%) JSON
7 9 (40.91%) C#
7 9 (40.91%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) Web Services
8 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET
8 8 (36.36%) Sybase
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) OOP
8 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
8 8 (36.36%) SOA
8 8 (36.36%) WCF
8 8 (36.36%) WPF
8 8 (36.36%) WF
8 8 (36.36%) RESTful
8 8 (36.36%) Memory Management
8 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (36.36%) Multithreading

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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 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 14 (63.64%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Senior SQL Developer
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
6 5 (22.73%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (22.73%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
1 9 (40.91%) JSON
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) ADO.NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (36.36%) RESTful
2 8 (36.36%) WCF
2 8 (36.36%) WF
2 8 (36.36%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Handlebars
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Memory Management
2 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 8 (36.36%) OOP
2 8 (36.36%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (4.55%) Index Arbitrage
6 1 (4.55%) Market Making
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) SOLID
6 1 (4.55%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Sybase
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