Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 64 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.53% 0.96% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.12% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median daily rate £180 £397 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.63% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £180 £397 -
% change year-on-year -54.63% - -
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 305 446 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 81.33% 85.93% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 369 77
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% +51.16%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £208
90th Percentile £528 £500 £453
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £12.89 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -24.19% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.40 £10.60 £13.60
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.38 £31.20
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £12.89 £17.00
% change year-on-year +18.33% -24.19% -2.86%

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 19 June 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 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (50.00%) Podcast
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) BrightScript
2 1 (50.00%) Roku
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blog
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Podcast
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) BrightScript
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Roku