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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 26 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 45 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.98% 5.63% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.93% 23.81% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 45 25
Median daily rate £415 £423 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £615 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +19.22%
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
215 252 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.59% 23.64% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 190 123
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -49.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +19 22 £469 +51.20% 5
Warrington +2 11 £350 -26.31%
Wilmslow -3 3 £308 -38.50% 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 75 (68.18%) Java
2 53 (48.18%) XML
3 51 (46.36%) SOAP
3 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (37.27%) Spring
5 40 (36.36%) SQL
6 37 (33.64%) RESTful
7 35 (31.82%) J2EE
8 31 (28.18%) Oracle
9 30 (27.27%) Finance
10 28 (25.45%) Waterfall
11 27 (24.55%) Integration Testing
11 27 (24.55%) JDBC
11 27 (24.55%) WSDL
12 26 (23.64%) JAX-WS
13 24 (21.82%) JavaScript
14 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
14 23 (20.91%) JSON
15 22 (20.00%) AOP
15 22 (20.00%) Kanban
16 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (19.09%) JAXB
16 21 (19.09%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (18.18%) TDD
18 19 (17.27%) C#
18 19 (17.27%) .NET
19 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
20 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
20 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
20 16 (14.55%) Apache Camel

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.55%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.45%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) IIS
5 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.91%) CMS
6 1 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.73%) GitHub
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Engine Yard
3 2 (1.82%) Heroku
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.91%) Google Play
4 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 7 (6.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Oracle Database
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.91%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.00%) JIRA
2 11 (10.00%) Subversion
3 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.18%) JUnit
4 8 (7.27%) Selenium
5 5 (4.55%) Maven
5 5 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.82%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.91%) Gatling
9 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 30 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) International Banking
4 4 (3.64%) Publishing
5 3 (2.73%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (73.64%) Developer
2 55 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 11 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Architect
7 8 (7.27%) CRM Developer
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (5.45%) XML Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Digital Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Systems Architect
11 4 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.18%) XML
2 51 (46.36%) SOAP
3 41 (37.27%) Spring
4 37 (33.64%) RESTful
5 35 (31.82%) J2EE
6 27 (24.55%) JDBC
6 27 (24.55%) WSDL
7 26 (23.64%) JAX-WS
8 23 (20.91%) JSON
9 21 (19.09%) JAXB
10 19 (17.27%) .NET
11 16 (14.55%) Apache Camel
12 15 (13.64%) HTML
13 14 (12.73%) XSLT
14 11 (10.00%) Middleware
15 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
16 9 (8.18%) AngularJS
16 9 (8.18%) CSS
16 9 (8.18%) XSD
17 8 (7.27%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Clustering
2 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.64%) Internet of Things
2 4 (3.64%) iPad
2 4 (3.64%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.73%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.73%) User Experience
4 2 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) NHS
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) CentOS
4 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.91%) Android
5 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) Waterfall
3 27 (24.55%) Integration Testing
4 23 (20.91%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.00%) AOP
5 22 (20.00%) Kanban
6 21 (19.09%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (18.18%) TDD
8 14 (12.73%) BDD
9 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.91%) MVC
11 11 (10.00%) SOA
12 10 (9.09%) CRM
12 10 (9.09%) Open Source
13 8 (7.27%) Extreme Programming
14 7 (6.36%) High Availability
15 6 (5.45%) Microservices
15 6 (5.45%) Workflow
16 5 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (68.18%) Java
2 40 (36.36%) SQL
3 24 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.27%) C#
5 18 (16.36%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.36%) Python
7 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.64%) PHP
8 4 (3.64%) Ruby
9 3 (2.73%) C++
10 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.73%) Puppet
3 2 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.82%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.82%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) IBM
3 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.36%) VMware
5 4 (3.64%) HP
5 4 (3.64%) Sybase
5 4 (3.64%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.82%) BMC
6 2 (1.82%) hybris
7 1 (0.91%) BT
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Openreach
7 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
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