Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 12 34
Rank change year-on-year -32 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing OO 4 123 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.21% 20.92% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 23.21% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 112 1
Belfast median daily rate £600 £420 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +90.91% -48.24%
County Antrim median daily rate £600 £420 £220
% change year-on-year +42.86% +90.91% -48.24%
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 283 530 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 85.50% 90.14% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 422 119
Belfast median daily rate £412 £413 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +23.87% +3.26%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £158
90th Percentile £525 £501 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £333
% change year-on-year -0.12% +23.87% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
Belfast median hourly rate £34.00 £14.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.86% -1.75% -6.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £23.75 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +7.69% -14.75%

OO
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

OO
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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Market Making
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (25.00%) Redux
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Zuul
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) npm
3 1 (25.00%) Yarn
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) Index Arbitrage
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading

OO
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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) npm
1 1 (25.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Akka
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Redux
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (25.00%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Market Making
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle