Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 9 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 (OO)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 15 43
Rank change year-on-year -32 +28 -23
Contract jobs citing OO 3 106 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.78% 18.40% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 20.38% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 92 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £433 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +96.59% -48.24%
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.43% +2.77%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 326 520 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 84.46% 90.28% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 401 151
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +16.20% +9.23%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £163
90th Percentile £515 £518 £438
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 24
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.29% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.43 £26.25 £36.88
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing OO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for OO in Northern Ireland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OO in Northern Ireland

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Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OO within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
County Antrim -29 3 - - 11
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OO 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for OO.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Actimize
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Actimize
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Pattern Matching
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle