Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 18 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 86 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.78% 3.33% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.09% 13.89% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 3 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £275 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.22% +41.54%
10th Percentile £388 £263 £381
90th Percentile £450 £376 £468
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%

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 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 268 72 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.95% 24.00% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 35 19
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +38.78%
10th Percentile £330 £250 £308
90th Percentile £483 £442 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Northern Ireland

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Northern Ireland

Web Services
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 Web Services within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 83 £413 +50.00%
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 60 (69.77%) Java
1 60 (69.77%) XML
2 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
3 52 (60.47%) Spring
4 51 (59.30%) MVC
4 51 (59.30%) CSS
5 50 (58.14%) Finance
6 48 (55.81%) Hibernate
6 48 (55.81%) RESTful
7 47 (54.65%) WebSphere
7 47 (54.65%) JSP
8 46 (53.49%) Spring Integration
9 45 (52.33%) Banking
10 36 (41.86%) Oracle
11 35 (40.70%) DB2
12 34 (39.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 33 (38.37%) AngularJS
14 30 (34.88%) Backbone.js
14 30 (34.88%) WebLogic
14 30 (34.88%) Struts
14 30 (34.88%) Ajax
15 29 (33.72%) JSON
16 28 (32.56%) SQL
16 28 (32.56%) HTML
17 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (31.40%) Spring Boot
18 23 (26.74%) Relational Database
18 23 (26.74%) RDBMS
19 22 (25.58%) Java EE
19 22 (25.58%) Test Automation

Web Services
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 47 (54.65%) WebSphere
2 30 (34.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.79%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.44%) HTTP
2 6 (6.98%) FTP
3 4 (4.65%) SSL
3 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (40.70%) DB2
2 23 (26.74%) RDBMS
2 23 (26.74%) Relational Database
3 18 (20.93%) DB2 UDB
4 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Big Data
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) HBase
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) MS Access
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Bower
1 19 (22.09%) Cucumber
1 19 (22.09%) Eclipse
1 19 (22.09%) Grunt
1 19 (22.09%) Jasmine
1 19 (22.09%) JUnit
2 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 4 (4.65%) NUnit
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.33%) JHipster
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) GoCD
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 50 (58.14%) Finance
2 45 (52.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (94.19%) Developer
2 55 (63.95%) Java Developer
3 44 (51.16%) Senior Developer
4 37 (43.02%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (38.37%) Full Stack Developer
6 27 (31.40%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 23 (26.74%) HTML CSS Developer
7 23 (26.74%) HTML Developer
8 20 (23.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (20.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 11 (12.79%) TIBCO Developer
11 5 (5.81%) Angular Developer
11 5 (5.81%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Ab Initio Developer
12 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
12 4 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
13 3 (3.49%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (69.77%) XML
2 52 (60.47%) Spring
3 51 (59.30%) CSS
4 48 (55.81%) Hibernate
4 48 (55.81%) RESTful
5 47 (54.65%) JSP
6 46 (53.49%) Spring Integration
7 34 (39.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (38.37%) AngularJS
9 30 (34.88%) Ajax
9 30 (34.88%) Backbone.js
9 30 (34.88%) Struts
10 29 (33.72%) JSON
11 28 (32.56%) HTML
12 27 (31.40%) Spring Boot
13 22 (25.58%) Java EE
14 21 (24.42%) JMS
15 18 (20.93%) Gherkin
16 17 (19.77%) Node.js
16 17 (19.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Virtual Team
2 9 (10.47%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) MVC
2 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
4 21 (24.42%) TDD
5 20 (23.26%) Waterfall
6 19 (22.09%) Multithreading
7 17 (19.77%) Concurrent Programming
7 17 (19.77%) Data Modelling
8 15 (17.44%) SOA
9 10 (11.63%) B2B
9 10 (11.63%) EAI
10 9 (10.47%) Time Management
11 8 (9.30%) Project Management
12 7 (8.14%) ETL
13 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
14 5 (5.81%) SDLC
15 4 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
15 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.65%) Parallel Processing
15 4 (4.65%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) Java
2 55 (63.95%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.56%) SQL
4 18 (20.93%) TypeScript
5 8 (9.30%) C#
6 5 (5.81%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.81%) Korn
7 4 (4.65%) C
7 4 (4.65%) C++
7 4 (4.65%) C++/CLI
7 4 (4.65%) Scala
7 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Kubernetes
1 7 (8.14%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.16%) Grafana
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Oracle
2 11 (12.79%) TIBCO
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.65%) Google
4 4 (4.65%) Perforce
4 4 (4.65%) Siebel
5 1 (1.16%) Talend