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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing OO 76 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 22.89% 1.15% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 27.44% 1.35% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 - £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.42% +5.62%  

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 277 74 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 83.43% 85.06% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 39 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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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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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Belfast over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 86 (87.76%) Java
2 84 (85.71%) Finance
3 66 (67.35%) Banking
4 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (50.00%) SQL
6 46 (46.94%) Linux
7 41 (41.84%) Unix
8 35 (35.71%) Investment Banking
8 35 (35.71%) Relational Database
9 33 (33.67%) Functional Programming
9 33 (33.67%) Data Structures
10 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
11 30 (30.61%) Front Office
12 29 (29.59%) Oracle
13 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 21 (21.43%) C#
15 15 (15.31%) Equities
15 15 (15.31%) WPF
15 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
16 14 (14.29%) Integration Testing
16 14 (14.29%) Information Security
17 13 (13.27%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (12.24%) Big Data
18 12 (12.24%) .NET
18 12 (12.24%) .NET Framework
18 12 (12.24%) JSON
19 11 (11.22%) Scrum
19 11 (11.22%) JavaScript

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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 10 (10.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
2 1 (1.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 21 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.24%) Big Data
4 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 10 (10.20%) NoSQL
5 9 (9.18%) Apache Hive
6 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.20%) Artifactory
2 10 (10.20%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (10.20%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (85.71%) Finance
2 66 (67.35%) Banking
3 35 (35.71%) Investment Banking
4 30 (30.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 92 (93.88%) Developer
2 76 (77.55%) Java Developer
3 63 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 63 (64.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Agile Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Agile Java Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Senior Agile Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 32 (32.65%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 10 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (6.12%) Senior SQL Developer
7 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.10%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) WPF
2 12 (12.24%) .NET
2 12 (12.24%) .NET Framework
2 12 (12.24%) JSON
3 11 (11.22%) Node.js
3 11 (11.22%) Web Services
4 10 (10.20%) ADO.NET
4 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (10.20%) RESTful
4 10 (10.20%) WCF
4 10 (10.20%) WF
5 6 (6.12%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) Ajax
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.02%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.02%) Mustache
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.02%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Data Structures
2 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (15.31%) Equities
4 11 (11.22%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.08%) Social Network
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.02%) Derivative
7 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.94%) Linux
2 41 (41.84%) Unix
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Functional Programming
3 32 (32.65%) Test Automation
4 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
6 14 (14.29%) Information Security
6 14 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) SDLC
8 10 (10.20%) DevOps
8 10 (10.20%) Low Latency
8 10 (10.20%) Memory Management
8 10 (10.20%) Multithreading
8 10 (10.20%) OOP
8 10 (10.20%) SOA
8 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.12%) Case Management
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (4.08%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (87.76%) Java
2 49 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) C#
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) Sybase