Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +20
Contract jobs citing OO 11 45 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.30% 10.04% 20.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 12.06% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 40 114
Northern Ireland median daily rate £488 £461 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +11.74% +87.50%
10th Percentile £463 £416 £363
90th Percentile £553 £579 £463
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.71 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.45% +2.96%

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 363 373 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 75.78% 83.26% 85.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 258 423
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £443 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +7.27% +26.92%
10th Percentile £239 £279 £294
90th Percentile £575 £530 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 £20.00 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.75% +13.04% +31.06%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.54 £14.21
90th Percentile £58.50 £39.95 £20.87
UK median hourly rate £24.84 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -14.00% +3.52%

OO
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 18 July 2019. 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 -17 10 £488 +2.63% 9
County Armagh - 1 - - 2
OO
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
3 5 (45.45%) Gradle
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) API Design
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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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 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (18.18%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (18.18%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) Spark SQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Gradle
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) eCATT
4 1 (9.09%) LSMW
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ALE
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) API Design
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) ABAP
4 1 (9.09%) SAPscript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) ESRI
3 1 (9.09%) SAP