The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 13 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.06% 5.19% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 9.60% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £363 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £170 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £290 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 125 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.44% 54.11% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 90 9
Average daily rate £375 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
County Antrim

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Data Management
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) EDRMS
5 5 (38.46%) OOD
5 5 (38.46%) SOA
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) Maven
7 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) EDRMS
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
3 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) XSL
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Data Management
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) OOD
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) XAML
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.69%) Actimize
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (7.69%) Websense
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos