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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 8 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 1.90% 4.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 68.42% 4.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
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£430 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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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
19 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.36% 40.95% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 34
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £535 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
3 14 (42.42%) XML
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 10 (30.30%) UNIX
6 10 (30.30%) JSON
7 9 (27.27%) Actimize
7 9 (27.27%) XSL
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) OO
8 8 (24.24%) Banking
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
9 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) CSS
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.18%) Lotus
10 6 (18.18%) Cognos
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Intranet
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) SOAP
10 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
10 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.18%) IIS
10 6 (18.18%) Extranet
10 6 (18.18%) Ajax
10 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 6 (18.18%) CSS3

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Web Services 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 Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) IIS
1 6 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Xceptor
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) assyst
2 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Intranet
1 6 (18.18%) Extranet
2 5 (15.15%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) Triplestore
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) QUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Grunt
4 1 (3.03%) Bower
4 1 (3.03%) webpack
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.03%) Mocha
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (24.24%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Web Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Web Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) JSON
3 9 (27.27%) XSL
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
4 8 (24.24%) HTML5
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
5 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
6 6 (18.18%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) SOAP
6 6 (18.18%) Ajax
7 5 (15.15%) Backbone.js
8 4 (12.12%) Sass
8 4 (12.12%) RESTful
8 4 (12.12%) XHTML
9 3 (9.09%) JMS
9 3 (9.09%) WSDL
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) Java EE
10 2 (6.06%) Dojo
10 2 (6.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) W3C
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.06%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Animation
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.15%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) OO
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) Web Design
4 4 (12.12%) Graceful Degradation
4 4 (12.12%) iOS Development
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 3 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
5 3 (9.09%) Android Development
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Metaprogramming
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Objective-C
5 4 (12.12%) SPARQL
6 3 (9.09%) Korn
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
2 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) Actimize
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Cognos
4 6 (18.18%) Lotus
5 3 (9.09%) Ab Initio
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) VMware
7 1 (3.03%) Apple
7 1 (3.03%) F5
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter