Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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.

Web Services
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 +11 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 26 88 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.72% 13.97% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.33% 32.12% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 70 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +50.00% -40.38%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £263
90th Percentile £449 £450 £376
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% +2.91% +7.50%

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 150 274 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.76% 43.49% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 218 34
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +5.77% -8.24%
10th Percentile £313 £355 £250
90th Percentile £529 £488 £445
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £13.78 £12.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.56% +13.61% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £14.17 £14.36
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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 -5 24 £412 -0.12% 12
Web Services
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services 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 Web Services.

1 19 (73.08%) MVC
1 19 (73.08%) Java
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
1 19 (73.08%) CSS
1 19 (73.08%) AngularJS
2 18 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 18 (69.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 18 (69.23%) RESTful
2 18 (69.23%) Backbone.js
2 18 (69.23%) XML
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
2 18 (69.23%) RDBMS
3 17 (65.38%) Project Management
3 17 (65.38%) Ajax
3 17 (65.38%) DB2
3 17 (65.38%) JUnit
3 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 17 (65.38%) JSP
3 17 (65.38%) Struts
3 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
3 17 (65.38%) Gherkin
3 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
3 17 (65.38%) WebSphere
3 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (61.54%) Time Management
4 16 (61.54%) Spring
4 16 (61.54%) DB2 UDB
4 16 (61.54%) Degree

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 17 (65.38%) WebSphere
2 16 (61.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) RDBMS
1 18 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 17 (65.38%) DB2
3 16 (61.54%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Cucumber
1 17 (65.38%) Eclipse
1 17 (65.38%) JUnit
2 16 (61.54%) Bower
2 16 (61.54%) Grunt
2 16 (61.54%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (61.54%) Banking
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 13 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (3.85%) VBA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) AngularJS
1 19 (73.08%) CSS
2 18 (69.23%) Backbone.js
2 18 (69.23%) RESTful
2 18 (69.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 18 (69.23%) XML
3 17 (65.38%) Ajax
3 17 (65.38%) Gherkin
3 17 (65.38%) JSP
3 17 (65.38%) Struts
4 16 (61.54%) Hibernate
4 16 (61.54%) Spring
4 16 (61.54%) Spring Batch
4 16 (61.54%) Spring Integration
5 5 (19.23%) JMS
6 4 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) LIMS
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) Project Management
3 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (61.54%) Time Management
4 16 (61.54%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
1 19 (73.08%) JavaScript
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) TIBCO