The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 8 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.41% 6.19% 5.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.42% 17.65% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £440 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 34 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.68% 35.05% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 84
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Northern Ireland region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Northern Ireland region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +5 17 £363 -9.37% 6
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 14 (70.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 8 (40.00%) JSON
5 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (35.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) SOAP
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) DB2
7 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (25.00%) CSS3
7 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (20.00%) Triplestore
8 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (20.00%) SPARQL
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Metaprogramming
8 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) Triplestore
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Mocha
3 1 (5.00%) QUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Bower
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) JSON
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) RESTful
5 5 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Sass
6 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) XSL
6 4 (20.00%) XHTML
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
7 3 (15.00%) WSDL
8 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
8 2 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (20.00%) W3C
3 3 (15.00%) Social Media
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (10.00%) iPhone
4 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Animation
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (20.00%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
3 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 4 (20.00%) Korn
5 4 (20.00%) SPARQL
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (10.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Ab Initio
2 4 (20.00%) Actimize
3 2 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
Belfast, County Antrim
Northgate Public Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago