Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD over the 6 months to 11 December 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 Design (OOD)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 78 22
Rank change year-on-year +34 -56 -1
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.30% 0.74% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.82% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 19
Belfast median daily rate £422 £389 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +1.04% -9.41%
County Antrim median daily rate £422 £389 £385
% change year-on-year +8.48% +1.04% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

OOD 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 294 489 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 87.24% 90.39% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 377 142
Belfast median daily rate £400 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £163
90th Percentile £515 £525 £437
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £416 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 18
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.25 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing OOD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Belfast

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOD in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OOD
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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree