The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 22 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.23% 3.03% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £460 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
Web Services
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 19.35% 10.61% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £394 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Belfast region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) Internet
5 3 (27.27%) JBoss
5 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) Scala
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Blue Prism
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (9.09%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Prism
4 1 (9.09%) SAP