Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - -
Contract jobs citing REST 20 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.93% 4.62% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.15% 12.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 0
Belfast median daily rate £325 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.73% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £410 -
% change year-on-year -20.73% - -
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 132 206 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.17% 38.08% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 160 31
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +5.81%
10th Percentile £313 £324 £263
90th Percentile £510 £475 £456
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13

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

REST
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing REST in Belfast over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for REST in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
1 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) User Experience
4 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
4 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Java 8
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.00%) API Development
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Designer
1 6 (30.00%) UX Designer
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) UX Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (30.00%) User Experience
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
2 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) API Development
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Java 8
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA