Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing OO 44 65 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.40% 13.40% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.88% 15.63% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 0
Belfast median daily rate £475 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £475 £413 -
% change year-on-year +15.15% - -
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 317 416 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 82.12% 85.77% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 337 69
Belfast median daily rate £450 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +23.85% +62.50%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £252
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £403 £325
% change year-on-year +11.73% +23.92% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -59.63% +55.71%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.00 £17.05
90th Percentile £20.50 £18.73 £37.45
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.75 £11.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +61.36% -59.63% +55.71%

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

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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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (88.64%) Java
2 32 (72.73%) Data Structures
3 28 (63.64%) Finance
4 22 (50.00%) Banking
5 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
6 20 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
6 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (43.18%) OOP
8 18 (40.91%) Front Office
8 18 (40.91%) Low Latency
9 16 (36.36%) Spring
9 16 (36.36%) Functional Programming
9 16 (36.36%) Multithreading
10 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
10 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (29.55%) JSON
12 12 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
13 11 (25.00%) WPF
13 11 (25.00%) C#
14 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
15 9 (20.45%) SQL
15 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
15 9 (20.45%) REST
16 8 (18.18%) HTML5
16 8 (18.18%) Kafka
16 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 8 (18.18%) Akka
16 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (18.18%) TeamCity
16 8 (18.18%) Git (software)

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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 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) npm
1 7 (15.91%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 8 (18.18%) JUnit
1 8 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 7 (15.91%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 22 (50.00%) Banking
3 18 (40.91%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 39 (88.64%) Java Developer
3 17 (38.64%) Senior Developer
3 17 (38.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) C Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) Spring
2 13 (29.55%) JSON
3 11 (25.00%) WPF
4 9 (20.45%) REST
5 8 (18.18%) Akka
5 8 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.18%) HTML
5 8 (18.18%) HTML5
5 8 (18.18%) Kafka
5 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
5 8 (18.18%) Zuul
6 7 (15.91%) React
6 7 (15.91%) Redux
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (9.09%) WCF
7 4 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (72.73%) Data Structures
2 15 (34.09%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.82%) Equities
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Blog
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
1 5 (11.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Electronic Trading
3 19 (43.18%) OOP
4 18 (40.91%) Low Latency
5 16 (36.36%) Functional Programming
5 16 (36.36%) Multithreading
6 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (27.27%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (18.18%) SOLID
9 8 (18.18%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) Garbage Collection
11 4 (9.09%) MVC
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
12 3 (6.82%) Memory Management
12 3 (6.82%) Microservices
12 3 (6.82%) SOA
13 2 (4.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) ES6
4 7 (15.91%) Java 8
4 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) Python
4 7 (15.91%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) BrightScript
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) FXall
1 6 (13.64%) Reuters
2 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Roku