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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 33 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.85% 3.57% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% 11.54% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +25.71%

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
41 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.98% 30.95% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 21
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017, 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 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
3 4 (57.14%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
3 4 (57.14%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Parallel Processing
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
6 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation

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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Metaprogramming
1 4 (57.14%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Korn
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft