Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 80 33
Rank change year-on-year +36 -47 -
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.89% 1.00% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.15% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Belfast median daily rate £301 £392 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.21% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £301 £392 -
% change year-on-year -23.21% - -
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 285 523 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 84.57% 87.02% 85.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 429 91
Belfast median daily rate £430 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £265 £318 £163
90th Percentile £516 £488 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £316
% change year-on-year +4.24% +30.43% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 16
Belfast median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -10.40% -51.17%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £19.37 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +96.43% +7.69% -59.38%

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

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOD in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOD in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) BrightScript
2 1 (33.33%) Roku
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Podcast
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) BrightScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Roku