Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 43 25
Rank change year-on-year +30 -18 -14
Contract jobs citing OO 66 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.22% 2.20% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.90% 2.75% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 6 4
Belfast median daily rate £440 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.94% +9.68%
10th Percentile £388 £405 £369
90th Percentile £560 £424 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £440 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.94% +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 415 291 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.44% 79.95% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 211 63
Belfast median daily rate £430 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £225
90th Percentile £538 £485 £470
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -21.31% +7.02%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £24.55 £20.92 £35.28
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +23.08% -14.75% +7.02%

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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 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (75.76%) Finance
3 47 (71.21%) Data Structures
4 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (63.64%) Functional Programming
6 40 (60.61%) Banking
7 33 (50.00%) Test Automation
8 19 (28.79%) REST
8 19 (28.79%) JSON
9 18 (27.27%) Investment Banking
10 17 (25.76%) Front Office
11 16 (24.24%) Linux
11 16 (24.24%) TIBCO
11 16 (24.24%) TIBCO EMS
11 16 (24.24%) WebSockets
11 16 (24.24%) Microservices
12 13 (19.70%) User Experience
13 12 (18.18%) Unix
13 12 (18.18%) Spring
14 11 (16.67%) XML
15 10 (15.15%) SQL
15 10 (15.15%) Low Latency
15 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
16 9 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
17 8 (12.12%) OOP
18 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
18 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
18 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
18 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
19 5 (7.58%) 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 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) npm
1 3 (4.55%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.55%) JUnit
1 3 (4.55%) Maven
1 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (75.76%) Finance
2 40 (60.61%) Banking
3 18 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 17 (25.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (96.97%) Developer
1 64 (96.97%) Java Developer
2 43 (65.15%) Senior Developer
2 43 (65.15%) Senior Java Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Agile Java Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Senior Agile Developer
3 23 (34.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 16 (24.24%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) JSON
1 19 (28.79%) REST
2 16 (24.24%) TIBCO EMS
2 16 (24.24%) WebSockets
3 12 (18.18%) Spring
4 11 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (4.55%) Akka
5 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) HTML5
5 3 (4.55%) Kafka
5 3 (4.55%) React
5 3 (4.55%) Redux
5 3 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.55%) WPF
5 3 (4.55%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 47 (71.21%) Data Structures
2 13 (19.70%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Equities
4 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.03%) Derivative
5 2 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) Functional Programming
3 33 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (24.24%) Microservices
5 10 (15.15%) Low Latency
6 9 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (12.12%) OOP
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Garbage Collection
11 3 (4.55%) Information Security
11 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Pattern Matching
11 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (4.55%) SOLID
11 3 (4.55%) TDD
12 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) ES6
4 3 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.55%) FXall
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) Reuters