Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing RESTful 2 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.42% 3.97% 6.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 7.96% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 33
Northern Ireland median daily rate £475 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.21% +4.48% -
10th Percentile £463 £415 £363
90th Percentile £488 £448 £438
UK median daily rate £500 £478 £450
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £53.50 £100.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -46.77% +142.17% -18.63%

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 173 226 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.65% 49.89% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 172 229
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £446 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.18% +26.92%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £324
90th Percentile £559 £538 £503
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 £13.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +381.48% -2.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £46.30 £13.25 £13.38
90th Percentile £67.50 £13.75 £14.17
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.54% +7.68%

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 21 July 2019. 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 -2 2 £475 +10.21% 3
RESTful
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Sublime Text
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Java 8
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) gulp
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Java 8
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker