Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for REST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited REST over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Representational State Transfer (REST)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 25 54
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 -26
Contract jobs citing REST 13 33 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.89% 7.91% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.29% 17.28% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 2
Belfast median daily rate £325 £460 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.35% +2.62% -
10th Percentile £313 £256 £421
90th Percentile £400 £565 £464
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £460 £448
% change year-on-year -29.35% +2.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

REST is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 140 191 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 41.92% 45.80% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 146 88
Belfast median daily rate £400 £443 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +10.28% +23.46%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £271
90th Percentile £513 £525 £468
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £443 £403
% change year-on-year -9.60% +9.94% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - £14.34
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - £14.34

REST
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing REST as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for REST in Belfast

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing REST in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for REST in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for REST.

1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) Web Design
2 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
3 5 (38.46%) Wireframes
3 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Java 8
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Slack
5 3 (23.08%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Spatial Data
5 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) Degree

REST
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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%) ArcGIS
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Slack
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
2 3 (23.08%) Spatial Data
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) CA Release Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Designer
1 5 (38.46%) UX Designer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) React Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) Redux
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 5 (38.46%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Prototyping
2 5 (38.46%) Wireframes
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Java 8
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) ESRI
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft