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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 41 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.70% 4.80% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 16.91% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 20
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 - £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
162 278 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.22% 28.37% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 142 162
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Chester +3 6 £381 +17.30% 6
Knutsford +7 5 £323 -19.37% 1
Crewe -4 2 - - 1
Runcorn +4 1 - - 5
Warrington - - - - 6
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (49.33%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.67%) C#
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (41.33%) .NET
4 31 (41.33%) HTML
5 26 (34.67%) SQL
6 25 (33.33%) XML
7 23 (30.67%) CSS
8 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
9 21 (28.00%) TDD
10 19 (25.33%) Linux
10 19 (25.33%) Python
11 18 (24.00%) RESTful
12 16 (21.33%) JSON
12 16 (21.33%) C++
12 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (20.00%) Windows
14 13 (17.33%) PHP
14 13 (17.33%) MVC
14 13 (17.33%) Ruby
14 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
14 13 (17.33%) BDD
15 12 (16.00%) Open Source
15 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
16 11 (14.67%) J2EE
16 11 (14.67%) HTTP
17 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
17 10 (13.33%) XSLT
17 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) IaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) HTTP
2 7 (9.33%) FTP
3 3 (4.00%) GSM
3 3 (4.00%) VoIP
4 2 (2.67%) DMZ
4 2 (2.67%) Intranet
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) SMTP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQLite
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) NUnit
5 2 (2.67%) Xcode
5 2 (2.67%) JBehave
5 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.33%) Maven
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (1.33%) Gradle
6 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.33%) T4 Templates
6 1 (1.33%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.33%) OpenSTA
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (76.00%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Java Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) GIS Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.33%) .NET
1 31 (41.33%) HTML
2 25 (33.33%) XML
3 23 (30.67%) CSS
4 22 (29.33%) ASP.NET
5 18 (24.00%) RESTful
6 16 (21.33%) JSON
7 11 (14.67%) J2EE
8 10 (13.33%) XSLT
9 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.00%) jQuery
9 9 (12.00%) WCF
10 8 (10.67%) Struts
10 8 (10.67%) Struts2
10 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
12 6 (8.00%) WinForms
12 6 (8.00%) DHTML
12 6 (8.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 5 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Open Source
2 5 (6.67%) GIS
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) IVR
4 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
5 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.33%) Biology
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Life Science
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Linux
2 15 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) TDD
3 13 (17.33%) MVC
3 13 (17.33%) BDD
4 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.00%) Web Development
9 3 (4.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Scrum
9 3 (4.00%) OOD
10 2 (2.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (42.67%) C#
4 26 (34.67%) SQL
5 19 (25.33%) Python
6 16 (21.33%) C++
7 13 (17.33%) PHP
7 13 (17.33%) Ruby
8 10 (13.33%) Scala
9 6 (8.00%) VB
10 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.33%) R
12 1 (1.33%) Perl
12 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) GPFS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.33%) Varnish
2 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.33%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.33%) WSUS
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) YUM
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Kony
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) CA
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Adobe
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods
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