Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Web Services
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 33 24
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 81 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 13.97% 3.01% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.06% 12.50% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 3 1
Belfast median daily rate £413 £275 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.22% +41.54%
10th Percentile £391 £263 £455
90th Percentile £446 £376 £465
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £275 £460
% change year-on-year +50.00% -40.22% +41.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Web Services 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 245 64 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 42.24% 24.06% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 32 14
Belfast median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £295
90th Percentile £488 £453 £461
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Belfast

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Belfast

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Belfast

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 57 (70.37%) XML
2 56 (69.14%) Java
3 52 (64.20%) JavaScript
4 49 (60.49%) Spring
5 48 (59.26%) MVC
5 48 (59.26%) CSS
6 46 (56.79%) Finance
7 45 (55.56%) Hibernate
7 45 (55.56%) RESTful
8 44 (54.32%) Spring Integration
8 44 (54.32%) WebSphere
8 44 (54.32%) JSP
9 42 (51.85%) Banking
10 33 (40.74%) Oracle
11 32 (39.51%) DB2
11 32 (39.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (38.27%) AngularJS
13 28 (34.57%) Backbone.js
13 28 (34.57%) Ajax
13 28 (34.57%) JSON
13 28 (34.57%) WebLogic
13 28 (34.57%) Struts
14 27 (33.33%) HTML
15 26 (32.10%) SQL
15 26 (32.10%) Spring Boot
16 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
17 21 (25.93%) RDBMS
17 21 (25.93%) Java EE
18 20 (24.69%) Test Automation

Web Services
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 44 (54.32%) WebSphere
2 28 (34.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.58%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) FTP
3 4 (4.94%) SSL
3 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.51%) DB2
2 21 (25.93%) RDBMS
2 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 17 (20.99%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Bower
1 17 (20.99%) Cucumber
1 17 (20.99%) Eclipse
1 17 (20.99%) Grunt
1 17 (20.99%) Jasmine
1 17 (20.99%) JUnit
2 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 4 (4.94%) NUnit
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) JHipster
General
1 46 (56.79%) Finance
2 42 (51.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (95.06%) Developer
2 52 (64.20%) Java Developer
3 41 (50.62%) Senior Developer
4 34 (41.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 32 (39.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 26 (32.10%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 22 (27.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 22 (27.16%) HTML Developer
8 18 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
9 16 (19.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 11 (13.58%) TIBCO Developer
11 5 (6.17%) Angular Developer
11 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Ab Initio Developer
12 4 (4.94%) C++ Developer
12 4 (4.94%) C++/C# Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (4.94%) UI Developer
13 3 (3.70%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (70.37%) XML
2 49 (60.49%) Spring
3 48 (59.26%) CSS
4 45 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 45 (55.56%) RESTful
5 44 (54.32%) JSP
5 44 (54.32%) Spring Integration
6 32 (39.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 31 (38.27%) AngularJS
8 28 (34.57%) Ajax
8 28 (34.57%) Backbone.js
8 28 (34.57%) JSON
8 28 (34.57%) Struts
9 27 (33.33%) HTML
10 26 (32.10%) Spring Boot
11 21 (25.93%) Java EE
12 19 (23.46%) JMS
13 17 (20.99%) Gherkin
14 16 (19.75%) JPA
14 16 (19.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Virtual Team
2 9 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.41%) SWIFT
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.94%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) MVC
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) Test Automation
4 19 (23.46%) TDD
5 18 (22.22%) Multithreading
5 18 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 16 (19.75%) Concurrent Programming
6 16 (19.75%) Data Modelling
7 15 (18.52%) SOA
8 10 (12.35%) B2B
8 10 (12.35%) EAI
9 8 (9.88%) Time Management
10 7 (8.64%) Project Management
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.17%) ETL
13 4 (4.94%) CRM
13 4 (4.94%) Metaprogramming
13 4 (4.94%) Resource Management
13 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
13 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (69.14%) Java
2 52 (64.20%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.10%) SQL
4 17 (20.99%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.88%) C#
6 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.94%) C
6 4 (4.94%) C++
6 4 (4.94%) C++/CLI
6 4 (4.94%) Korn
6 4 (4.94%) Scala
6 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) TIBCO Hawk
2 6 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.94%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.94%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) Perforce
4 4 (4.94%) Siebel