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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 28 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.64% 3.42% 6.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.64% 9.30% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £401 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
59 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.89% 36.75% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 22
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -9 11 £401 +14.64% 3
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Korn
6 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
6 4 (30.77%) Ab Initio
6 4 (30.77%) DB2
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Parallel Processing
7 3 (23.08%) Memory Management
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification

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 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (7.69%) Force.com
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) WF
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.69%) Mustache
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
6 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Metaprogramming
1 4 (30.77%) OO
1 4 (30.77%) Parallel Processing
1 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Memory Management
2 3 (23.08%) Multithreading
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Korn
2 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) MCDBA
1 3 (23.08%) MCP
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Ab Initio
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
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