Period
to 19 December 2018

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

RESTful
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -
Contract jobs citing RESTful 21 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.41% 7.66% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.11% 19.91% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £48.40 £48.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.72% +35.42% +12.50%

RESTful 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 139 216 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 35.82% 38.50% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 164 32
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +1.85% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £255
90th Percentile £499 £475 £420
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - £12.13
10th Percentile £31.50 - £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 - £14.36
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% - +6.67%

RESTful
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing RESTful as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for RESTful in Northern Ireland

RESTful
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RESTful in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for RESTful in Northern Ireland

RESTful
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 RESTful within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +12 21 £412 -0.42% 3
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RESTful 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for RESTful.

1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
1 21 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (95.24%) XML
2 20 (95.24%) JSP
2 20 (95.24%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) DB2
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle
2 20 (95.24%) Ajax
2 20 (95.24%) WebSphere
3 19 (90.48%) Banking
3 19 (90.48%) Finance
4 18 (85.71%) TDD
4 18 (85.71%) Web Services
4 18 (85.71%) MVC
4 18 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 18 (85.71%) Backbone.js
4 18 (85.71%) AngularJS
5 17 (80.95%) Gherkin
5 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
5 17 (80.95%) Struts
5 17 (80.95%) Eclipse
5 17 (80.95%) JUnit
5 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
6 16 (76.19%) DB2 UDB
6 16 (76.19%) Time Management
6 16 (76.19%) Hibernate

RESTful
Co-occurring 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 20 (95.24%) WebSphere
2 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 21 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (95.24%) DB2
3 16 (76.19%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Cucumber
1 17 (80.95%) Eclipse
1 17 (80.95%) JUnit
2 16 (76.19%) Bower
2 16 (76.19%) Grunt
2 16 (76.19%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (90.48%) Banking
1 19 (90.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (95.24%) Java Developer
3 13 (61.90%) Senior Developer
3 13 (61.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) Ajax
2 20 (95.24%) JSP
2 20 (95.24%) XML
3 18 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 18 (85.71%) Backbone.js
3 18 (85.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (85.71%) Web Services
4 17 (80.95%) Gherkin
4 17 (80.95%) Struts
5 16 (76.19%) Hibernate
5 16 (76.19%) Spring
5 16 (76.19%) Spring Batch
5 16 (76.19%) Spring Integration
6 4 (19.05%) EJB
6 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (19.05%) Java EE
6 4 (19.05%) JMS
6 4 (19.05%) React
6 4 (19.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) MVC
1 18 (85.71%) TDD
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
3 16 (76.19%) Project Management
3 16 (76.19%) Time Management
3 16 (76.19%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) CQRS
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) RAD
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (95.24%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft