The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 48 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.08% 4.13% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.43% 13.64% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £388 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
Web Services
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
214 242 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.12% 30.25% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 111 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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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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
Chester +10 18 £388 +19.23% 5
Knutsford -1 6 £415 +27.69%
Warrington -3 2 £385 - 5
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 4
Macclesfield - - - - 4
Northwich - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 44 (57.89%) HTML
2 42 (55.26%) Java
3 38 (50.00%) XML
4 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
4 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (31.58%) C#
5 24 (31.58%) .NET
5 24 (31.58%) CSS
6 22 (28.95%) Finance
7 19 (25.00%) J2EE
8 18 (23.68%) SQL
8 18 (23.68%) Windows
8 18 (23.68%) TDD
9 17 (22.37%) Spring
9 17 (22.37%) JSON
10 16 (21.05%) OO
10 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.05%) SOAP
11 15 (19.74%) Oracle
11 15 (19.74%) MVC
12 14 (18.42%) HTTP
12 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.42%) jQuery
13 13 (17.11%) Linux
13 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.11%) XSLT
14 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (14.47%) RESTful
15 9 (11.84%) Banking

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) HTTP
2 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) GPRS
5 1 (1.32%) GSM
5 1 (1.32%) UMTS
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) SQLite
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.95%) Informix
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.21%) Subversion
5 6 (7.89%) JUnit
5 6 (7.89%) NUnit
6 5 (6.58%) Selenium
6 5 (6.58%) Ant
6 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.26%) JIRA
7 4 (5.26%) FxCop
8 3 (3.95%) StyleCop
8 3 (3.95%) Moq
8 3 (3.95%) Mockito
8 3 (3.95%) Maven
9 2 (2.63%) Introscope
9 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Security Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) HTML
2 38 (50.00%) XML
3 24 (31.58%) .NET
3 24 (31.58%) CSS
4 19 (25.00%) J2EE
5 17 (22.37%) Spring
5 17 (22.37%) JSON
6 16 (21.05%) SOAP
7 14 (18.42%) jQuery
8 13 (17.11%) XSLT
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
9 11 (14.47%) RESTful
10 9 (11.84%) HTML5
11 8 (10.53%) REST
11 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 8 (10.53%) LINQ
12 7 (9.21%) WSDL
12 7 (9.21%) Struts
12 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.26%) Open Source
4 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 3 (3.95%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.32%) PDA
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (7.89%) UNIX
4 5 (6.58%) AIX
5 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.95%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.32%) Solaris
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) TDD
3 16 (21.05%) OO
4 15 (19.74%) MVC
5 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.53%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) BDD
9 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 5 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (3.95%) Web Development
11 3 (3.95%) Service Management
11 3 (3.95%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.58%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) SQL
5 8 (10.53%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.26%) C
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.32%) Varnish
3 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
1 1 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.32%) WSUS
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.32%) yum
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Perforce
4 2 (2.63%) Kony
4 2 (2.63%) Compuware
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.32%) webMethods
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
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