The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for OOD skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOD 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 Design (OOD)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing OOD 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.62% +11.11%  

OOD 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%  

OOD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for OOD in Northern Ireland

OOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for OOD in Northern Ireland

OOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOD in Northern Ireland

OOD
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 OOD 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 - 3 £394 -
OOD
UK

OOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOD 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 OOD.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) TDD
2 19 (95.00%) BDD
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (60.00%) Degree
4 12 (60.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (60.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Python
5 11 (55.00%) Front Office
5 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (50.00%) Information Security
6 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
7 9 (45.00%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 7 (35.00%) Validation
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 7 (35.00%) Data Validation
10 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
10 6 (30.00%) Linux
10 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (25.00%) Apache
12 4 (20.00%) Migration
12 4 (20.00%) Equities
12 4 (20.00%) jQuery
12 4 (20.00%) Node.js
12 4 (20.00%) AngularJS

OOD
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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Front Office
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 18 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Lead Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (20.00%) jQuery
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) Handlebars
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Mustache
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (20.00%) Equities
3 3 (15.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) BDD
1 19 (95.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Information Security
4 10 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (35.00%) Data Validation
6 7 (35.00%) Validation
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) SOLID
8 1 (5.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Java
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) C++
4 12 (60.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree