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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Object-Oriented (OO)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 18 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OO 23 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.27% - 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 5
Median daily rate £410 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.77% +12.66%  

OO is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 192 98 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.71% 81.67% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 45 50
Median daily rate £408 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.83% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £109 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -79.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing OO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 23 £410 - 3
OO
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 16 (69.57%) Banking
4 14 (60.87%) Front Office
4 14 (60.87%) Unix
4 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 14 (60.87%) Java
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
6 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET
7 8 (34.78%) Sybase
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) OOP
7 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (34.78%) SOA
7 8 (34.78%) WCF
7 8 (34.78%) WPF
7 8 (34.78%) WF
7 8 (34.78%) RESTful
7 8 (34.78%) Memory Management
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (34.78%) Multithreading

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Top Related 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 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (73.91%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Banking
3 14 (60.87%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Senior Developer
3 13 (56.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
5 7 (30.43%) Senior SQL Developer
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (21.74%) WPF Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 1 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
1 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
1 9 (39.13%) JSON
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (34.78%) RESTful
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
2 8 (34.78%) WF
2 8 (34.78%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.35%) Handlebars
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Memory Management
2 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 8 (34.78%) OOP
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
2 8 (34.78%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 1 (4.35%) Index Arbitrage
6 1 (4.35%) Market Making
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) SOLID
6 1 (4.35%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
1 8 (34.78%) Sybase
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