Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 39 23
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16 -7
Contract jobs citing OO 123 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.59% 0.67% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.81% 0.85% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 1 4
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £220 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.91% -48.24% +9.68%
10th Percentile £392 £220 £369
90th Percentile £460 £220 £450
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year +8.43% +2.77% +0.95%

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 564 234 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.81% 78.26% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 137 57
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £140 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

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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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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OO in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 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
County Antrim +23 120 £420 +90.91% 7
Newry - 3 - -
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for OO.

1 119 (96.75%) Java
2 104 (84.55%) Finance
3 95 (77.24%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (68.29%) Banking
5 79 (64.23%) Functional Programming
5 79 (64.23%) Data Structures
6 69 (56.10%) Investment Banking
7 68 (55.28%) Test Automation
8 38 (30.89%) Linux
9 28 (22.76%) Unix
10 23 (18.70%) SQL
10 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (15.45%) Oracle
13 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
13 18 (14.63%) Front Office
13 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
14 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
15 14 (11.38%) Microservices
15 14 (11.38%) Big Data
15 14 (11.38%) Information Security
15 14 (11.38%) Integration Testing
15 14 (11.38%) REST
15 14 (11.38%) WebSockets
15 14 (11.38%) JSON
16 13 (10.57%) TIBCO EMS
16 13 (10.57%) TIBCO
16 13 (10.57%) XML
17 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
17 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services

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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 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Actimize
2 3 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) Relational Database
2 14 (11.38%) Big Data
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (8.94%) Apache Hive
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.13%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
7 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Artifactory
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
General
1 104 (84.55%) Finance
2 84 (68.29%) Banking
3 69 (56.10%) Investment Banking
4 18 (14.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 116 (94.31%) Developer
2 109 (88.62%) Java Developer
3 82 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 82 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 66 (53.66%) Agile Developer
4 66 (53.66%) Agile Java Developer
4 66 (53.66%) Senior Agile Developer
4 66 (53.66%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 65 (52.85%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 65 (52.85%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (3.25%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (2.44%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (2.44%) Magento Developer
7 3 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (2.44%) PHP Developer
7 3 (2.44%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (2.44%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 2 (1.63%) Senior Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) JSON
1 14 (11.38%) REST
1 14 (11.38%) WebSockets
2 13 (10.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 13 (10.57%) XML
3 8 (6.50%) Node.js
4 7 (5.69%) Spring
5 3 (2.44%) CSS
5 3 (2.44%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) HTML5
6 1 (0.81%) .NET
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (64.23%) Data Structures
2 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.94%) User Experience
4 6 (4.88%) Equities
5 5 (4.07%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.25%) Social Network
7 3 (2.44%) Derivative
7 3 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) Unix
3 4 (3.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (77.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (64.23%) Functional Programming
3 68 (55.28%) Test Automation
4 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.82%) Mentoring
6 14 (11.38%) Information Security
6 14 (11.38%) Integration Testing
6 14 (11.38%) Microservices
7 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.50%) DevOps
8 8 (6.50%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Pattern Matching
8 8 (6.50%) SDLC
9 6 (4.88%) Case Management
10 4 (3.25%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.25%) TDD
11 3 (2.44%) Mathematics
11 3 (2.44%) OO PHP
11 3 (2.44%) OOP
11 3 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 119 (96.75%) Java
2 23 (18.70%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.50%) C#
5 3 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) TIBCO
3 3 (2.44%) Zend