The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 10 4
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 43 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.15% 9.30% 23.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.15% 32.00% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 1 9
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £395 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £395 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year -2.14% +7.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.10%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 171 25 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 52.29% 29.07% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 12 15
Median daily rate £413 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £413 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in County Antrim

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in County Antrim

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in County Antrim over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in County Antrim

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in County Antrim

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Belfast -14 42 £413 +4.43%
Web Services
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 42 (76.36%) Finance
1 42 (76.36%) JSON
2 35 (63.64%) Banking
2 35 (63.64%) XML
3 33 (60.00%) SQL
4 32 (58.18%) C#
4 32 (58.18%) .NET
5 31 (56.36%) WCF
6 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
7 25 (45.45%) Oracle
7 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
9 23 (41.82%) HTML
9 23 (41.82%) CSS
10 22 (40.00%) PL/SQL
10 22 (40.00%) MVC
10 22 (40.00%) RESTful
11 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
12 19 (34.55%) Multithreading
13 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
14 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
15 16 (29.09%) SOA
16 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
16 15 (27.27%) jQuery
16 15 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (25.45%) User Experience
17 14 (25.45%) HTML5
17 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (25.45%) Java
17 14 (25.45%) CRM

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 10 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Jetty
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
1 1 (1.82%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.73%) DB2
3 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.64%) Endeca
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.82%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.82%) IDOL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Bitbucket
1 8 (14.55%) JIRA
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.91%) NUnit
4 5 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.64%) Ant
5 2 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 42 (76.36%) Finance
2 35 (63.64%) Banking
3 10 (18.18%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (92.73%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 16 (29.09%) Senior Developer
4 14 (25.45%) UI Developer
5 11 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Angular Developer
7 9 (16.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (16.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (14.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (14.55%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (14.55%) HTML Developer
8 8 (14.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 8 (14.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (10.91%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (9.09%) C++ Developer
10 5 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (76.36%) JSON
2 35 (63.64%) XML
3 32 (58.18%) .NET
4 31 (56.36%) WCF
5 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (41.82%) CSS
6 23 (41.82%) HTML
7 22 (40.00%) RESTful
8 18 (32.73%) .NET Framework
9 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 15 (27.27%) jQuery
9 15 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (25.45%) HTML5
11 12 (21.82%) AngularJS
12 11 (20.00%) ADO.NET
12 11 (20.00%) REST
12 11 (20.00%) WF
12 11 (20.00%) WPF
13 9 (16.36%) Node.js
14 8 (14.55%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) User Experience
2 11 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) MVC
2 19 (34.55%) Multithreading
3 16 (29.09%) SOA
4 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) CRM
5 11 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 11 (20.00%) OO
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) OOP
7 8 (14.55%) Concurrent Programming
7 8 (14.55%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.09%) ETL
10 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
11 4 (7.27%) Metaprogramming
11 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
11 4 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) SQL
2 32 (58.18%) C#
3 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
4 22 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 14 (25.45%) Java
6 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
8 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
8 7 (12.73%) Korn
9 6 (10.91%) C
9 6 (10.91%) C++
9 6 (10.91%) C++/CLI
10 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.45%) Python
12 1 (1.82%) VBA
12 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) MCDBA
1 3 (5.45%) MCP
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Siebel
4 12 (21.82%) Sybase
5 6 (10.91%) Google
5 6 (10.91%) Perforce
6 5 (9.09%) Talend
7 4 (7.27%) Ab Initio
8 2 (3.64%) Atlassian