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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 23 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 52 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.10% 4.58% 3.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.94% 16.59% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 16
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£388 £376 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% +20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £148 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
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
237 217 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.78% 27.61% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 93 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +8 22 £388 +19.23% 8
Knutsford +4 6 £383 -15.00% 1
Warrington -8 2 - - 11
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Crewe - - - - 4
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (59.77%) Java
2 49 (56.32%) HTML
3 44 (50.57%) XML
4 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
5 31 (35.63%) Finance
6 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (31.03%) CSS
8 25 (28.74%) C#
8 25 (28.74%) Spring
8 25 (28.74%) JSON
9 24 (27.59%) SQL
9 24 (27.59%) .NET
10 23 (26.44%) J2EE
10 23 (26.44%) TDD
11 22 (25.29%) SOAP
11 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
12 21 (24.14%) OO
13 20 (22.99%) Windows
13 20 (22.99%) Oracle
13 20 (22.99%) RESTful
14 19 (21.84%) jQuery
15 18 (20.69%) MVC
16 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
16 17 (19.54%) HTTP
17 16 (18.39%) WSDL
17 16 (18.39%) Linux
18 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (16.09%) Degree
19 14 (16.09%) IBM
19 14 (16.09%) Banking

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.05%) IIS
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (8.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.15%) Mule
4 1 (1.15%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.15%) Railo
4 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Route 53
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) ElastiCache
2 1 (1.15%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.54%) HTTP
2 10 (11.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (1.15%) ATM
4 1 (1.15%) GPRS
4 1 (1.15%) UMTS
4 1 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.05%) Informix
3 7 (8.05%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.75%) MySQL
5 5 (5.75%) SQLite
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.30%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.30%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Visual Studio
1 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.49%) JUnit
2 10 (11.49%) Subversion
3 9 (10.34%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.05%) Mockito
6 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.90%) NUnit
6 6 (6.90%) Ant
6 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.60%) Maven
8 3 (3.45%) JIRA
8 3 (3.45%) FxCop
8 3 (3.45%) StyleCop
8 3 (3.45%) Moq
8 3 (3.45%) Gradle
9 2 (2.30%) Grunt
9 2 (2.30%) Bower
9 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.64%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (56.32%) HTML
2 44 (50.57%) XML
3 27 (31.03%) CSS
4 25 (28.74%) Spring
4 25 (28.74%) JSON
5 24 (27.59%) .NET
6 23 (26.44%) J2EE
7 22 (25.29%) SOAP
8 20 (22.99%) RESTful
9 19 (21.84%) jQuery
10 16 (18.39%) WSDL
11 13 (14.94%) ASP.NET
12 12 (13.79%) XSLT
13 11 (12.64%) HTML5
13 11 (12.64%) REST
14 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (10.34%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.34%) JDBC
14 9 (10.34%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.34%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.75%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Open Source
3 4 (4.60%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.15%) PDA
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) AIX
4 6 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Vista
4 6 (6.90%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.45%) Android
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (1.15%) CentOS
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Software Engineering
4 21 (24.14%) OO
5 18 (20.69%) MVC
6 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.49%) BDD
7 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.20%) OOP
8 8 (9.20%) SOA
8 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.05%) Web Application Development
10 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.90%) Scrum
11 5 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.75%) Mobile Development
12 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.60%) Web Development
12 4 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Java
2 35 (40.23%) JavaScript
3 25 (28.74%) C#
4 24 (27.59%) SQL
5 7 (8.05%) C++
5 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
5 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.90%) C
7 3 (3.45%) ABAP
8 2 (2.30%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) SAPscript
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) XPath
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.30%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Varnish
2 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Nagios
1 1 (1.15%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (1.15%) WSUS
1 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
1 1 (1.15%) yum
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 14 (16.09%) IBM
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Compuware
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Perforce
5 2 (2.30%) Kony
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) Google
6 1 (1.15%) Appcelerator
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