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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 10 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.92% 19.77% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 65.38% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £395 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.85%
Web Services
UK

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
28 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.72% 30.23% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -4 8 £395 +1.93% 2
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) JBoss
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Java EE
4 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Prism
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) JMS
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Blue Prism
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft