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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 46 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.43% 3.06% 5.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.72% 13.86% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 19
Average daily rate £376 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £140.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.29% 22.10% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 109
Average daily rate £375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.57 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.46% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.77 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 18 £325 -13.90% 4
Macclesfield +7 4 £400 +33.33% 3
Warrington -6 2 - - 6
Knutsford +3 1 £450 +181.25% 3
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - - 2
Frodsham - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (74.60%) XML
2 34 (53.97%) Java
3 33 (52.38%) HTML
4 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 31 (49.21%) Oracle
5 28 (44.44%) .NET
6 26 (41.27%) SQL
7 24 (38.10%) SOAP
8 23 (36.51%) CSS
9 22 (34.92%) Oracle Database
10 21 (33.33%) C#
11 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (30.16%) Spring
13 18 (28.57%) J2EE
14 15 (23.81%) VB.NET
14 15 (23.81%) TDD
15 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
16 13 (20.63%) JAXB
17 12 (19.05%) JSON
18 11 (17.46%) JiBX
18 11 (17.46%) MySQL
18 11 (17.46%) Linux
19 10 (15.87%) HTTP
19 10 (15.87%) MVC
20 9 (14.29%) Scrum
20 9 (14.29%) UNIX
20 9 (14.29%) Ajax
21 8 (12.70%) XPath
21 8 (12.70%) WSDL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) Mule
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.59%) FileNet
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.59%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.59%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) HTTP
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) Intranet
3 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) Oracle Database
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.46%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) Informix
6 2 (3.17%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) Maven
3 3 (4.76%) JUnit
4 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.59%) Ant
5 1 (1.59%) LSMW
5 1 (1.59%) Gradle
5 1 (1.59%) NWDS
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 7 (11.11%) Tester
4 7 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow Developer
7 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior Software Tester
7 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior Tester
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) XML
2 33 (52.38%) HTML
3 28 (44.44%) .NET
4 24 (38.10%) SOAP
5 23 (36.51%) CSS
6 19 (30.16%) Spring
7 18 (28.57%) J2EE
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
8 13 (20.63%) JAXB
9 12 (19.05%) JSON
10 11 (17.46%) JiBX
11 9 (14.29%) Ajax
12 8 (12.70%) WSDL
12 8 (12.70%) XSLT
13 7 (11.11%) JAX-RPC
13 7 (11.11%) DOM
14 6 (9.52%) jQuery
14 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (9.52%) CSS3
14 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 3 (4.76%) Online Banking
1 3 (4.76%) Web 2.0
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) RIA
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (3.17%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) TDD
3 10 (15.87%) MVC
4 9 (14.29%) Scrum
5 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Pair Programming
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Requirements Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITSM
8 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.76%) OO
9 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.76%) ETL
9 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 21 (33.33%) C#
5 15 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.70%) XPath
6 8 (12.70%) C++
6 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
7 7 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.11%) C
7 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 7 (11.11%) VBScript
7 7 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) ABAP
9 1 (1.59%) Perl
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Informatica
3 3 (4.76%) Perforce
3 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Mercator
5 1 (1.59%) Primavera
5 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.59%) Stellent
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Google
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