Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for OO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OO over the 6 months to 18 November 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 38 21
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 121 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 20.54% 0.72% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.87% 0.93% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 1 5
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £220 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% -48.24% +9.68%
10th Percentile £392 £220 £355
90th Percentile £460 £220 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £220 £425
% change year-on-year +90.91% -48.24% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

OO 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 County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 529 216 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.81% 78.26% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 127 55
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £101
90th Percentile £501 £425 £525
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.15 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%

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Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for OO in County Antrim

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OO in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in County Antrim

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OO in County Antrim

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Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +25 117 £420 +90.91% 6
OO
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for OO.

1 120 (99.17%) Java
2 105 (86.78%) Finance
3 96 (79.34%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (70.25%) Banking
5 80 (66.12%) Functional Programming
5 80 (66.12%) Data Structures
6 70 (57.85%) Investment Banking
7 69 (57.02%) Test Automation
8 38 (31.40%) Linux
9 28 (23.14%) Unix
10 23 (19.01%) SQL
10 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (15.70%) Oracle
13 18 (14.88%) Front Office
13 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
14 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
15 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
16 14 (11.57%) Information Security
16 14 (11.57%) REST
16 14 (11.57%) WebSockets
16 14 (11.57%) Big Data
16 14 (11.57%) JSON
16 14 (11.57%) Integration Testing
16 14 (11.57%) Microservices
17 13 (10.74%) TIBCO EMS
17 13 (10.74%) TIBCO
17 13 (10.74%) XML
18 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
18 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services

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Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 8 (6.61%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.57%) Big Data
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Artifactory
1 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.61%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (6.61%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (86.78%) Finance
2 85 (70.25%) Banking
3 70 (57.85%) Investment Banking
4 18 (14.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (94.21%) Developer
2 110 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 83 (68.60%) Senior Developer
3 83 (68.60%) Senior Java Developer
4 67 (55.37%) Agile Developer
4 67 (55.37%) Agile Java Developer
4 67 (55.37%) Senior Agile Developer
4 67 (55.37%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 66 (54.55%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 66 (54.55%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (3.31%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.48%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (2.48%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 2 (1.65%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (1.65%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (1.65%) Senior Hadoop Developer
9 1 (0.83%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.57%) JSON
1 14 (11.57%) REST
1 14 (11.57%) WebSockets
2 13 (10.74%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (10.74%) XML
3 8 (6.61%) Node.js
4 7 (5.79%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (66.12%) Data Structures
2 23 (19.01%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.09%) User Experience
4 6 (4.96%) Equities
5 5 (4.13%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.31%) Social Network
7 3 (2.48%) Derivative
7 3 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.40%) Linux
2 28 (23.14%) Unix
3 4 (3.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (79.34%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (66.12%) Functional Programming
3 69 (57.02%) Test Automation
4 22 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.57%) Information Security
6 14 (11.57%) Integration Testing
6 14 (11.57%) Microservices
7 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.61%) DevOps
8 8 (6.61%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.61%) Pattern Matching
8 8 (6.61%) SDLC
9 6 (4.96%) Case Management
10 4 (3.31%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.31%) TDD
11 3 (2.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.48%) OOP
11 3 (2.48%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 120 (99.17%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) SQL
3 15 (12.40%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Docker
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 13 (10.74%) TIBCO