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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 19 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 72 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.51% 5.74% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.46% 21.57% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 17
Average daily rate £405 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £390 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
253 204 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.38% 26.60% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 142 123
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 33 £475 +23.37% 7
Chester -3 10 £403 +9.07% 8
Knutsford -1 9 £390 +25.80% 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (48.12%) Java
3 62 (46.62%) JavaScript
4 57 (42.86%) HTML
5 51 (38.35%) XML
6 44 (33.08%) SOAP
6 44 (33.08%) JSON
7 43 (32.33%) SQL
8 41 (30.83%) CSS
9 33 (24.81%) Spring
10 32 (24.06%) Finance
11 31 (23.31%) J2EE
12 30 (22.56%) TDD
13 29 (21.80%) MVC
14 28 (21.05%) RESTful
15 26 (19.55%) jQuery
16 25 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (18.05%) Scrum
17 24 (18.05%) HTTP
18 23 (17.29%) ServiceNow
19 22 (16.54%) ITIL
19 22 (16.54%) Banking
20 21 (15.79%) C#
21 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
21 20 (15.04%) BDD
22 19 (14.29%) .NET
23 17 (12.78%) WSDL
23 17 (12.78%) Hibernate
24 16 (12.03%) Web Design
24 16 (12.03%) Linux

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (7.52%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.26%) JBoss
3 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.51%) CICS
5 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.26%) Confluence
6 3 (2.26%) Node.js
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.75%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon Glacier
2 5 (3.76%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (3.76%) Route 53
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) HTTP
2 4 (3.01%) LDAP
3 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.75%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.51%) Big Data
4 6 (4.51%) DB2
5 5 (3.76%) MySQL
5 5 (3.76%) Redis
6 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.26%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
1 16 (12.03%) Subversion
2 12 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.02%) JIRA
4 6 (4.51%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.01%) JUnit
5 4 (3.01%) Maven
6 3 (2.26%) Ant
6 3 (2.26%) Gradle
6 3 (2.26%) Hudson
6 3 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.50%) Bower
7 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.50%) Grunt
7 2 (1.50%) gulp
7 2 (1.50%) Moq
7 2 (1.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 22 (16.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (68.42%) Developer
2 47 (35.34%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.30%) Architect
4 17 (12.78%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.77%) C# Developer
6 13 (9.77%) ServiceNow Developer
7 9 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.02%) HTML Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.26%) Analyst
13 3 (2.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.86%) HTML
2 51 (38.35%) XML
3 44 (33.08%) JSON
3 44 (33.08%) SOAP
4 41 (30.83%) CSS
5 33 (24.81%) Spring
6 31 (23.31%) J2EE
7 28 (21.05%) RESTful
8 26 (19.55%) jQuery
9 19 (14.29%) .NET
10 17 (12.78%) Hibernate
10 17 (12.78%) WSDL
11 16 (12.03%) AngularJS
11 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET
12 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
13 14 (10.53%) HTML5
13 14 (10.53%) Spring MVC
14 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (7.52%) Entity Framework
16 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.51%) PMI
5 5 (3.76%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.01%) Replication
6 4 (3.01%) Telematics
6 4 (3.01%) User Experience
7 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) STB
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Linux
2 13 (9.77%) Windows
3 8 (6.02%) AIX
3 8 (6.02%) Mac OS
4 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 7 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.51%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.56%) TDD
3 29 (21.80%) MVC
4 25 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (18.05%) Scrum
6 22 (16.54%) ITIL
7 20 (15.04%) BDD
8 16 (12.03%) SDLC
8 16 (12.03%) Web Design
9 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
9 15 (11.28%) OO
9 15 (11.28%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (11.28%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.77%) SOA
10 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.27%) Project Management
11 11 (8.27%) Service Management
12 10 (7.52%) OOP
13 9 (6.77%) Web Development
14 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) Java
2 62 (46.62%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.33%) SQL
4 21 (15.79%) C#
5 12 (9.02%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.52%) C++
7 9 (6.77%) C
7 9 (6.77%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.51%) Assembly Language
8 6 (4.51%) COBOL
9 3 (2.26%) ActionScript
9 3 (2.26%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) Python
10 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.50%) XPath
11 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.75%) Perl
11 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Degree
2 6 (4.51%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) ServiceNow
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle
3 9 (6.77%) IBM
4 6 (4.51%) Chordiant
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.01%) Sun
6 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.50%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Apigee
8 1 (0.75%) ATG
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.75%) ESRI
8 1 (0.75%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) hybris
8 1 (0.75%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.75%) Pega
8 1 (0.75%) Perforce
8 1 (0.75%) Sybase
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
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