Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 116 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 19.76% 0.75% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.01% 0.94% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 1 4
Belfast median daily rate £420 £220 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% -48.24% +9.68%
10th Percentile £392 £220 £369
90th Percentile £460 £220 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £220 £425
% change year-on-year +90.91% -48.24% +9.68%
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 527 212 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.78% 79.40% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 128 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £100
90th Percentile £501 £425 £525
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £323
% change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 2
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £18.00 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%

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

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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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 115 (99.14%) Java
2 100 (86.21%) Finance
3 91 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (68.97%) Banking
5 75 (64.66%) Functional Programming
5 75 (64.66%) Data Structures
6 65 (56.03%) Investment Banking
7 64 (55.17%) Test Automation
8 38 (32.76%) Linux
9 28 (24.14%) Unix
10 23 (19.83%) SQL
10 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (16.38%) Oracle
13 18 (15.52%) Front Office
13 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
14 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
16 14 (12.07%) Information Security
16 14 (12.07%) REST
16 14 (12.07%) WebSockets
16 14 (12.07%) Big Data
16 14 (12.07%) JSON
16 14 (12.07%) Integration Testing
16 14 (12.07%) Microservices
17 13 (11.21%) TIBCO EMS
17 13 (11.21%) TIBCO
17 13 (11.21%) XML
18 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
18 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services

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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 (6.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.07%) Big Data
3 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.48%) Apache Hive
4 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.62%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Artifactory
1 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (86.21%) Finance
2 80 (68.97%) Banking
3 65 (56.03%) Investment Banking
4 18 (15.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 109 (93.97%) Developer
2 105 (90.52%) Java Developer
3 78 (67.24%) Senior Developer
3 78 (67.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 62 (53.45%) Agile Developer
4 62 (53.45%) Agile Java Developer
4 62 (53.45%) Senior Agile Developer
4 62 (53.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 61 (52.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 61 (52.59%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.59%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (2.59%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (2.59%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 2 (1.72%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (1.72%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (1.72%) Senior Hadoop Developer
9 1 (0.86%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) JSON
1 14 (12.07%) REST
1 14 (12.07%) WebSockets
2 13 (11.21%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (11.21%) XML
3 8 (6.90%) Node.js
4 7 (6.03%) Spring
5 1 (0.86%) .NET
5 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (64.66%) Data Structures
2 23 (19.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.48%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Equities
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Social Network
7 3 (2.59%) Derivative
7 3 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Linux
2 28 (24.14%) Unix
3 4 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (78.45%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (64.66%) Functional Programming
3 64 (55.17%) Test Automation
4 22 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
6 14 (12.07%) Information Security
6 14 (12.07%) Integration Testing
6 14 (12.07%) Microservices
7 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.90%) DevOps
8 8 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Pattern Matching
8 8 (6.90%) SDLC
9 6 (5.17%) Case Management
10 4 (3.45%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.45%) TDD
11 3 (2.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.59%) OOP
11 3 (2.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (99.14%) Java
2 23 (19.83%) SQL
3 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Docker
2 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) TIBCO