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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 66 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.00% 5.82% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.50% 19.93% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 16
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
307 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 29.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 200 93
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Warrington -2 22 £420 -6.61% 2
Chester -8 19 £360 -11.43% 3
Knutsford -6 11 £425 +13.33%
Crewe - 2 £374 -
Congleton - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.68%) Java
3 65 (47.79%) XML
4 54 (39.71%) JavaScript
5 40 (29.41%) SOAP
5 40 (29.41%) JSON
6 39 (28.68%) HTML
6 39 (28.68%) SQL
7 38 (27.94%) Spring
8 37 (27.21%) TDD
9 36 (26.47%) Finance
10 34 (25.00%) CSS
10 34 (25.00%) RESTful
11 30 (22.06%) J2EE
12 26 (19.12%) Oracle
12 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
12 26 (19.12%) Waterfall
13 25 (18.38%) Banking
14 23 (16.91%) HTTP
14 23 (16.91%) MVC
14 23 (16.91%) ServiceNow
15 22 (16.18%) ITIL
15 22 (16.18%) WebSphere
15 22 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (14.71%) jQuery
16 20 (14.71%) C#
17 18 (13.24%) WSDL
17 18 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
18 17 (12.50%) Subversion

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 22 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.88%) CICS
2 8 (5.88%) JBoss
2 8 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.21%) Confluence
6 2 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.47%) Route 53
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) HTTP
2 6 (4.41%) LDAP
3 4 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) Skype
5 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) DB2
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.21%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.47%) Big Data
7 2 (1.47%) MySQL
7 2 (1.47%) Redis
8 1 (0.74%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Subversion
2 14 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.82%) JIRA
4 9 (6.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.62%) JUnit
5 8 (5.88%) ClearCase
6 7 (5.15%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.41%) Maven
8 5 (3.68%) Selenium
9 3 (2.21%) Ant
9 3 (2.21%) Gradle
9 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.21%) Moq
9 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.47%) Hudson
10 2 (1.47%) Xcode
11 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (26.47%) Finance
2 25 (18.38%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Billing
3 2 (1.47%) Law
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (74.26%) Developer
2 53 (38.97%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Architect
4 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.56%) ServiceNow Developer
6 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Digital Developer
6 9 (6.62%) HTML Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Analyst
8 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Java Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.94%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.79%) XML
2 40 (29.41%) JSON
2 40 (29.41%) SOAP
3 39 (28.68%) HTML
4 38 (27.94%) Spring
5 34 (25.00%) CSS
5 34 (25.00%) RESTful
6 30 (22.06%) J2EE
7 20 (14.71%) jQuery
8 18 (13.24%) WSDL
9 15 (11.03%) .NET
10 13 (9.56%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.09%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.09%) Hibernate
11 11 (8.09%) JMS
12 10 (7.35%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.35%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (6.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.88%) PMI
4 7 (5.15%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.68%) User Experience
6 3 (2.21%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.47%) Telematics
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
2 7 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.41%) Android
3 6 (4.41%) Windows
4 4 (2.94%) AIX
5 3 (2.21%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.21%) TDD
3 26 (19.12%) Waterfall
4 23 (16.91%) MVC
5 22 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (16.18%) ITIL
6 18 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (12.50%) BDD
8 16 (11.76%) Web Design
9 15 (11.03%) Web Development
10 14 (10.29%) Open Source
10 14 (10.29%) Scrum
10 14 (10.29%) SDLC
10 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.56%) Project Management
12 11 (8.09%) Integration Testing
13 10 (7.35%) Kanban
13 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2
13 10 (7.35%) SOA
14 9 (6.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.68%) Java
2 54 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 39 (28.68%) SQL
4 20 (14.71%) C#
5 10 (7.35%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 8 (5.88%) C++
6 8 (5.88%) COBOL
6 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.41%) Python
8 5 (3.68%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.94%) C
9 4 (2.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.21%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.21%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.47%) Perl
11 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.47%) XPath
12 1 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) APMP
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Oracle
2 23 (16.91%) ServiceNow
3 16 (11.76%) IBM
4 8 (5.88%) Chordiant
5 6 (4.41%) Sybase
5 6 (4.41%) TIBCO
6 5 (3.68%) Sun
7 4 (2.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.47%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.74%) ATG
9 1 (0.74%) BT
9 1 (0.74%) hybris
9 1 (0.74%) Openreach
9 1 (0.74%) SAP