The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 36 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.48% 6.00% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.95% 21.60% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 39
Average daily rate
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£404 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 213 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.66% 27.77% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 166
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £39.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 15 £510 +41.66% 2
Crewe +2 5 £380 +16.92% 2
Knutsford +1 4 £325 -22.52%
Chester -5 3 £263 -30.00% 2
Macclesfield - 2 £331 - 2
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) C#
4 31 (48.44%) XML
5 29 (45.31%) HTML
6 27 (42.19%) SQL
7 24 (37.50%) Linux
8 23 (35.94%) JSON
9 22 (34.38%) .NET
10 20 (31.25%) CSS
10 20 (31.25%) TDD
11 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.00%) C++
13 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
13 15 (23.44%) RESTful
13 15 (23.44%) NoSQL
14 14 (21.88%) BDD
14 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (21.88%) Oracle
14 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
15 12 (18.75%) PHP
15 12 (18.75%) Python
15 12 (18.75%) Open Source
15 12 (18.75%) Ruby
16 11 (17.19%) HTTP
16 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
17 10 (15.63%) MVC
17 10 (15.63%) Scala
18 9 (14.06%) Ajax
18 9 (14.06%) SOAP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) Mule
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Node.js
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) HTTP
2 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 4 (6.25%) FTP
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) DMZ
4 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
4 2 (3.13%) GSM
4 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) DWDM
5 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) NoSQL
2 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Maven
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) JMeter
4 1 (1.56%) Xcode
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.56%) OpenSTA
4 1 (1.56%) Gradle
4 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Tester
5 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (48.44%) XML
2 29 (45.31%) HTML
3 23 (35.94%) JSON
4 22 (34.38%) .NET
5 20 (31.25%) CSS
6 15 (23.44%) RESTful
7 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
8 9 (14.06%) Ajax
8 9 (14.06%) SOAP
9 8 (12.50%) J2EE
10 7 (10.94%) JAXB
11 6 (9.38%) Spring
11 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (9.38%) HTML5
12 5 (7.81%) JiBX
13 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (6.25%) jQuery
13 4 (6.25%) REST
13 4 (6.25%) CSS3
13 4 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Open Source
2 2 (3.13%) IVR
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 5 (7.81%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) TDD
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.88%) BDD
5 10 (15.63%) MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) ITSM
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 5 (7.81%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.25%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (57.81%) JavaScript
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) C#
4 27 (42.19%) SQL
5 16 (25.00%) C++
6 12 (18.75%) PHP
6 12 (18.75%) Python
6 12 (18.75%) Ruby
7 10 (15.63%) Scala
8 6 (9.38%) VB
8 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (6.25%) VBScript
10 4 (6.25%) C
10 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.25%) XPath
11 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Juniper
5 1 (1.56%) Stellent
Crewe, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago