Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing RESTful 21 54 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.28% 8.14% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 18.12% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £413 -
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +36.00%

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 161 298 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.45% 44.95% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 232 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £358 £250
90th Percentile £525 £488 £420
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%

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 17 October 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 +8 20 £412 -0.06% 3
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (95.24%) Java
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 19 (90.48%) DB2
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) JSP
2 19 (90.48%) XML
2 19 (90.48%) WebSphere
3 18 (85.71%) Banking
3 18 (85.71%) Finance
4 17 (80.95%) MVC
4 17 (80.95%) RDBMS
4 17 (80.95%) Web Services
4 17 (80.95%) Ajax
4 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
4 17 (80.95%) Relational Database
5 16 (76.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
5 16 (76.19%) Backbone.js
5 16 (76.19%) AngularJS
5 16 (76.19%) TDD
5 16 (76.19%) JUnit
5 16 (76.19%) Eclipse
6 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
6 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (71.43%) WebLogic
6 15 (71.43%) Spring
6 15 (71.43%) Jasmine
6 15 (71.43%) Grunt

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 19 (90.48%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) DB2
2 17 (80.95%) RDBMS
2 17 (80.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (61.90%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
1 16 (76.19%) Eclipse
1 16 (76.19%) JUnit
2 15 (71.43%) Bower
2 15 (71.43%) Grunt
2 15 (71.43%) Jasmine
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
General
1 18 (85.71%) Banking
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (95.24%) Java Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) JSP
1 19 (90.48%) XML
2 17 (80.95%) Ajax
2 17 (80.95%) Web Services
3 16 (76.19%) AngularJS
3 16 (76.19%) Backbone.js
3 16 (76.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 15 (71.43%) Spring
5 14 (66.67%) Gherkin
5 14 (66.67%) Struts
6 13 (61.90%) Spring Batch
6 13 (61.90%) Spring Integration
7 4 (19.05%) EJB
7 4 (19.05%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (19.05%) Java EE
7 4 (19.05%) JMS
7 4 (19.05%) React
7 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 17 (80.95%) MVC
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 16 (76.19%) TDD
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Project Management
4 13 (61.90%) Time Management
4 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
5 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) RAD
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft