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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 28 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 53 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.46% 2.62% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.73% 13.91% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 15
Average daily rate
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£401 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +20.00%
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
283 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.18% 18.83% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 89 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.27% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Chester +18 20 £401 +6.65% 5
Warrington +1 7 £450 - 7
Knutsford +4 3 £375 - 1
Crewe -1 1 £275 -15.38% 3
Wilmslow - 1 £500 - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (61.39%) Java
2 45 (44.55%) HTML
3 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (39.60%) XML
5 37 (36.63%) Finance
6 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (35.64%) Spring
7 32 (31.68%) JSON
8 29 (28.71%) SOAP
8 29 (28.71%) SQL
8 29 (28.71%) SDLC
9 28 (27.72%) J2EE
9 28 (27.72%) CSS
10 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
11 24 (23.76%) TDD
11 24 (23.76%) Oracle
11 24 (23.76%) C#
12 22 (21.78%) WSDL
12 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (20.79%) RESTful
14 20 (19.80%) jQuery
15 19 (18.81%) MVC
16 18 (17.82%) Windows
16 18 (17.82%) .NET
17 17 (16.83%) Linux
17 17 (16.83%) IBM
17 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
18 16 (15.84%) Banking
18 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
18 16 (15.84%) OO

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (7.92%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (5.94%) IIS
4 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) Railo
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.99%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.96%) Route 53
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (3.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) HTTP
2 13 (12.87%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.97%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) ATM
4 1 (0.99%) GPRS
4 1 (0.99%) UMTS
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.92%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.92%) Informix
4 8 (7.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.96%) SQLite
5 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.96%) Big Data
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.87%) JUnit
2 13 (12.87%) Subversion
3 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.91%) Ant
4 9 (8.91%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.91%) Selenium
5 8 (7.92%) Maven
5 8 (7.92%) Mockito
6 6 (5.94%) Gradle
7 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.95%) JIRA
8 3 (2.97%) SonarQube
8 3 (2.97%) Introscope
8 3 (2.97%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.97%) FxCop
8 3 (2.97%) Moq
8 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.97%) NUnit
General
1 37 (36.63%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (66.34%) Developer
2 37 (36.63%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Architect
4 8 (7.92%) C# Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.94%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) ABAP Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) HTML
2 40 (39.60%) XML
3 36 (35.64%) Spring
4 32 (31.68%) JSON
5 29 (28.71%) SOAP
6 28 (27.72%) J2EE
6 28 (27.72%) CSS
7 22 (21.78%) WSDL
8 21 (20.79%) RESTful
9 20 (19.80%) jQuery
10 18 (17.82%) .NET
11 14 (13.86%) REST
12 12 (11.88%) HTML5
12 12 (11.88%) Servlets
12 12 (11.88%) AngularJS
13 11 (10.89%) XSLT
13 11 (10.89%) WCF
14 10 (9.90%) JDBC
14 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
14 10 (9.90%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Online Banking
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) BYOD
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) Telematics
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) PDA
6 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) AIX
4 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
4 7 (6.93%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.95%) UNIX
5 5 (4.95%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.96%) Android
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.99%) CentOS
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.71%) SDLC
3 27 (26.73%) Software Engineering
4 24 (23.76%) TDD
5 22 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (18.81%) MVC
7 16 (15.84%) OO
8 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
9 13 (12.87%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (12.87%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.89%) BDD
11 10 (9.90%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.91%) SOA
13 8 (7.92%) Scrum
14 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
14 7 (6.93%) OOP
14 7 (6.93%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.94%) Open Source
15 6 (5.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 62 (61.39%) Java
2 43 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.71%) SQL
4 24 (23.76%) C#
5 11 (10.89%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.92%) C++
7 6 (5.94%) C
7 6 (5.94%) ABAP
7 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.95%) XPath
9 3 (2.97%) SAPscript
9 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.98%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Nagios
2 1 (0.99%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.99%) yum
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle
2 17 (16.83%) IBM
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) SAP
5 5 (4.95%) Perforce
6 3 (2.97%) Compuware
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) webMethods
8 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) Apple
Cheshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 23 days ago