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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 22 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.86% 13.85% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 42.86% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.13 £34.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+26.83% -0.72%
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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
50 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 47.62% 32.31% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 17
Average daily rate £300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) iPhone SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) iPhone SDK
2 3 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) FIXML
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (16.67%) Google