Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 26 21
Rank change year-on-year -39 -5 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.21% 5.54% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 6.88% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 3
Belfast median daily rate - £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.41% -
County Antrim median daily rate - £385 £425
% change year-on-year - -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 429 276 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.89% 80.47% 77.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 189 52
Belfast median daily rate £420 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £289 £210 £223
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% +10.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 2
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.03% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £22.15 £18.00 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.31% +17.31%

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 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) KDB
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha
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%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) KDB
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sencha