The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
WebSockets
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
32 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.81% 21.43% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 9
Median daily rate £395 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%