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 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 28 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 56 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.61% 3.49% 2.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.31% 14.51% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 14
Average daily rate
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£394 £376 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £148 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
290 193 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.06% 24.06% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 86 89
Average daily rate £395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.83 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.98% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.77 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £140.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 April 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 27 April 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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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 +12 25 £407 +16.05% 11
Knutsford +6 5 £375 -16.66% 1
Warrington -14 5 £450 - 7
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 56 (58.95%) Java
2 49 (51.58%) HTML
3 44 (46.32%) XML
4 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (33.68%) Finance
7 31 (32.63%) Spring
8 29 (30.53%) C#
8 29 (30.53%) CSS
9 26 (27.37%) SOAP
9 26 (27.37%) SQL
9 26 (27.37%) JSON
10 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
10 24 (25.26%) .NET
11 23 (24.21%) J2EE
11 23 (24.21%) Oracle
11 23 (24.21%) TDD
11 23 (24.21%) jQuery
12 22 (23.16%) OO
13 21 (22.11%) MVC
14 20 (21.05%) RESTful
15 19 (20.00%) Windows
15 19 (20.00%) WSDL
16 17 (17.89%) HTTP
16 17 (17.89%) Linux
16 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
16 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
18 15 (15.79%) Degree
18 15 (15.79%) IBM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (14.74%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.42%) IIS
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (7.37%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) Mule
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.05%) Railo
6 1 (1.05%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.05%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.05%) Route 53
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
3 1 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) HTTP
2 10 (10.53%) Internet
3 3 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.16%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) ATM
4 1 (1.05%) GPRS
4 1 (1.05%) UMTS
4 1 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.37%) Informix
4 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.26%) MySQL
7 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.16%) SQLite
9 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.11%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.11%) CouchDB
9 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.05%) Big Data
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.74%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.63%) Subversion
4 11 (11.58%) JUnit
5 9 (9.47%) Ant
6 8 (8.42%) Maven
6 8 (8.42%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.37%) Selenium
7 7 (7.37%) Mockito
8 6 (6.32%) NUnit
8 6 (6.32%) Gradle
8 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.21%) JIRA
10 3 (3.16%) FxCop
10 3 (3.16%) StyleCop
10 3 (3.16%) Moq
11 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.11%) Introscope
11 2 (2.11%) Grunt
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (70.53%) Developer
2 33 (34.74%) Java Developer
3 11 (11.58%) Architect
4 10 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.37%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Consultant
5 7 (7.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (3.16%) CRM Developer
9 3 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (51.58%) HTML
2 44 (46.32%) XML
3 31 (32.63%) Spring
4 29 (30.53%) CSS
5 26 (27.37%) SOAP
5 26 (27.37%) JSON
6 24 (25.26%) .NET
7 23 (24.21%) J2EE
7 23 (24.21%) jQuery
8 20 (21.05%) RESTful
9 19 (20.00%) WSDL
10 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
11 13 (13.68%) REST
12 11 (11.58%) HTML5
12 11 (11.58%) XSLT
13 10 (10.53%) Servlets
13 10 (10.53%) .NET Framework
14 9 (9.47%) JAX-RPC
14 9 (9.47%) JDBC
14 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.26%) Open Source
3 5 (5.26%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.21%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.05%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.05%) PDA
7 1 (1.05%) Blog
7 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 7 (7.37%) AIX
4 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (6.32%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.32%) Mac OS
4 6 (6.32%) UNIX
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) CentOS
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.05%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
3 23 (24.21%) TDD
4 22 (23.16%) OO
5 21 (22.11%) MVC
6 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.63%) E-Commerce
8 11 (11.58%) BDD
9 10 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.42%) SOA
10 8 (8.42%) OOP
11 7 (7.37%) Scrum
11 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (7.37%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.32%) Web Development
13 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.26%) Workflow
13 5 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (58.95%) Java
2 38 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (30.53%) C#
4 26 (27.37%) SQL
5 10 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.42%) C++
7 6 (6.32%) C
7 6 (6.32%) Objective-C
8 5 (5.26%) ABAP
9 3 (3.16%) SAPscript
9 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.16%) XPath
10 2 (2.11%) PHP
10 2 (2.11%) Python
10 2 (2.11%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.05%) Ruby
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
11 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) Varnish
2 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Nagios
1 1 (1.05%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.05%) WSUS
1 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.05%) yum
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Oracle
2 15 (15.79%) IBM
3 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Perforce
5 3 (3.16%) VMware
6 2 (2.11%) Compuware
6 2 (2.11%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Apple
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) webMethods
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