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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 27 19 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.80% 2.50% 14.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.46% 9.09% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £57.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -23.68% +62.85%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 79 33 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 35.27% 27.50% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -8 13 £375 +11.11% 2
Web Services
UK

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) Oracle
3 13 (76.47%) Relational Database
4 11 (64.71%) Banking
5 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
5 10 (58.82%) JSON
5 10 (58.82%) C#
5 10 (58.82%) .NET
6 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
6 9 (52.94%) ADO.NET
6 9 (52.94%) Sybase
6 9 (52.94%) OO
6 9 (52.94%) WCF
6 9 (52.94%) WPF
6 9 (52.94%) WF
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
6 9 (52.94%) RESTful
6 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (52.94%) Memory Management
6 9 (52.94%) Algorithms
7 8 (47.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (47.06%) Front Office
7 8 (47.06%) SOA
7 8 (47.06%) OOP
8 5 (29.41%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) Metaprogramming

Web Services
Top Related 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 8 (47.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Front Office
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 5 (29.41%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (29.41%) WPF Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) DBA
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
1 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 9 (52.94%) ADO.NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (52.94%) RESTful
2 9 (52.94%) WCF
2 9 (52.94%) WF
2 9 (52.94%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.88%) Handlebars
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Memory Management
1 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
1 9 (52.94%) OO
1 9 (52.94%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 8 (47.06%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (23.53%) Parallel Processing
3 4 (23.53%) Resource Management
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Korn
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCDBA
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Sybase
3 4 (23.53%) Ab Initio
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
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