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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 62 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.67% 5.85% 6.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.57% 21.72% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 32
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£425 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
263 221 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.06% 26.92% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 122 122
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.33 £34.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £30.00 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -5 27 £475 -4.04% 8
Knutsford -2 5 £423 +30.00% 2
Chester -7 2 £368 +40.00% 10
Macclesfield -10 1 £475 +46.15%
Crewe -13 1 £213 -34.61% 5
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 58 (50.43%) Java
2 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 41 (35.65%) HTML
5 39 (33.91%) XML
6 36 (31.30%) Spring
6 36 (31.30%) JSON
7 34 (29.57%) CSS
8 33 (28.70%) J2EE
8 33 (28.70%) Finance
9 32 (27.83%) SQL
10 31 (26.96%) SOAP
10 31 (26.96%) SDLC
11 28 (24.35%) WSDL
11 28 (24.35%) MVC
12 25 (21.74%) RESTful
13 22 (19.13%) .NET
13 22 (19.13%) Relational Database
14 21 (18.26%) SOA
14 21 (18.26%) Servlets
15 20 (17.39%) Oracle
15 20 (17.39%) HTML5
15 20 (17.39%) jQuery
16 18 (15.65%) Banking
16 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
16 18 (15.65%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
18 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
18 16 (13.91%) TDD
19 15 (13.04%) Waterfall

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (15.65%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.61%) JBoss
4 3 (2.61%) Node.js
5 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) Railo
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (0.87%) Mule
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Documentum
5 1 (0.87%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.87%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (3.48%) Route 53
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Internet
2 6 (5.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) SSL
3 1 (0.87%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) Relational Database
2 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.22%) MySQL
4 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.35%) Informix
5 5 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.48%) Big Data
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) DB2
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.87%) SQLite
9 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.43%) Subversion
3 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.96%) JUnit
5 6 (5.22%) Maven
5 6 (5.22%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.22%) Selenium
6 5 (4.35%) gulp
6 5 (4.35%) Bower
6 5 (4.35%) Gradle
6 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.35%) Grunt
6 5 (4.35%) Mockito
6 5 (4.35%) Ant
7 4 (3.48%) JIRA
7 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.61%) Cactus
9 2 (1.74%) Hudson
10 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Billing
4 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (47.83%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.65%) Architect
4 17 (14.78%) Designer
5 10 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Consultant
9 6 (5.22%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Designer
11 4 (3.48%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.48%) Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.48%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.61%) SAP Workflow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) HTML
2 39 (33.91%) XML
3 36 (31.30%) Spring
3 36 (31.30%) JSON
4 34 (29.57%) CSS
5 33 (28.70%) J2EE
6 31 (26.96%) SOAP
7 28 (24.35%) WSDL
8 25 (21.74%) RESTful
9 22 (19.13%) .NET
10 21 (18.26%) Servlets
11 20 (17.39%) jQuery
11 20 (17.39%) HTML5
12 14 (12.17%) AngularJS
13 13 (11.30%) JSP
13 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET
14 12 (10.43%) JDBC
14 12 (10.43%) Hibernate
15 10 (8.70%) REST
16 8 (6.96%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Web 2.0
3 2 (1.74%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.74%) Replication
3 2 (1.74%) BYOD
3 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) User Experience
4 1 (0.87%) Tandem
4 1 (0.87%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Blog
4 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.87%) iSeries
4 1 (0.87%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) Solaris
4 4 (3.48%) AIX
4 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.48%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.61%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) UNIX
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.96%) SDLC
3 28 (24.35%) MVC
4 21 (18.26%) SOA
5 18 (15.65%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.91%) TDD
7 15 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.30%) Integration Testing
8 13 (11.30%) OO
8 13 (11.30%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Target Operating Model
9 12 (10.43%) Scrum
10 11 (9.57%) Data Management
10 11 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.57%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (8.70%) Business Transformation
11 10 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (7.83%) UML
13 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.43%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
3 32 (27.83%) SQL
4 15 (13.04%) C#
5 12 (10.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.09%) XPath
7 6 (5.22%) ABAP
8 4 (3.48%) C
8 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) C++
9 3 (2.61%) SAPscript
9 3 (2.61%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.74%) Scala
10 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.74%) XAML
11 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.87%) R
11 1 (0.87%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (1.74%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Oracle
2 14 (12.17%) IBM
3 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.22%) SAP
5 5 (4.35%) Perforce
6 2 (1.74%) webMethods
7 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe
7 1 (0.87%) Compuware
7 1 (0.87%) HP
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