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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 40 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.98% 5.59% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 17.89% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 24
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.57%
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
184 285 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.91% 31.22% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 137 185
Average daily rate £335 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 3
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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
Crewe -1 11 £325 +8.33%
Warrington -17 8 £381 -2.24% 5
Macclesfield - 7 £325 - 3
Chester -1 3 £275 -15.38%
Knutsford +3 2 £343 -14.37% 1
Runcorn -1 1 - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.58%) C#
5 27 (39.13%) .NET
6 25 (36.23%) HTML
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 21 (30.43%) TDD
9 18 (26.09%) CSS
9 18 (26.09%) Python
10 17 (24.64%) Linux
10 17 (24.64%) XML
10 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
11 16 (23.19%) C++
12 15 (21.74%) Windows
12 15 (21.74%) JSON
12 15 (21.74%) RESTful
13 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.84%) PHP
14 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
14 13 (18.84%) BDD
15 12 (17.39%) Open Source
15 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
15 12 (17.39%) Ruby
16 10 (14.49%) J2EE
16 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
16 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (14.49%) Scala
16 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
17 9 (13.04%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (7.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.25%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) FTP
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) GSM
3 3 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (2.90%) DMZ
4 2 (2.90%) Intranet
5 1 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) DWDM
5 1 (1.45%) MPLS
5 1 (1.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQLite
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Xcode
4 2 (2.90%) JBehave
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.45%) OpenSTA
5 1 (1.45%) FxCop
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
5 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.45%) T4 Templates
5 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.45%) JMeter
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Back Office
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (75.36%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) GIS Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.13%) .NET
2 25 (36.23%) HTML
3 18 (26.09%) CSS
4 17 (24.64%) XML
4 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
5 15 (21.74%) JSON
5 15 (21.74%) RESTful
6 10 (14.49%) J2EE
7 9 (13.04%) WCF
8 8 (11.59%) Struts2
8 8 (11.59%) XSLT
8 8 (11.59%) Struts
8 8 (11.59%) WinForms
9 6 (8.70%) DHTML
9 6 (8.70%) Ajax
10 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (7.25%) HTML5
10 5 (7.25%) CSS3
11 4 (5.80%) jQuery
11 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Open Source
2 5 (7.25%) GIS
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) IVR
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.45%) Biology
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Android
3 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) TDD
3 13 (18.84%) BDD
4 12 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.14%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) OO
9 4 (5.80%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Service Management
10 3 (4.35%) OOD
11 2 (2.90%) ITIL
11 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 28 (40.58%) C#
4 24 (34.78%) SQL
5 18 (26.09%) Python
6 16 (23.19%) C++
7 13 (18.84%) PHP
8 12 (17.39%) Ruby
9 10 (14.49%) Scala
10 7 (10.14%) VB
11 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.45%) R
12 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) GPFS
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) YUM
2 1 (1.45%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Kony
3 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.45%) webMethods
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Juniper
4 1 (1.45%) CA
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago