The first table below looks at the demand for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank - 19 16
Contract jobs citing REST 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.94% 6.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 13.04% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.03 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.72% -5.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.27% 22.55% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
Average daily rate £325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
REST
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REST
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

REST
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the Belfast region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services

REST
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (50.00%) Build Forge
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XAML
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle