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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 24 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 48 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.52% 6.33% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.02% 22.13% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 36
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£344 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.53% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -19.17%
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
218 235 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.06% 28.59% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 122 192
Average daily rate £350 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.24 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 21 £495 +50.00% 5
Crewe +3 10 £325 +4.00%
Macclesfield - 7 £325 - 3
Knutsford +1 3 £325 -22.52% 2
Chester -9 3 £263 -30.00% 2
Wilmslow - - - - 3
Nantwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 32 (46.38%) C#
2 32 (46.38%) Java
3 25 (36.23%) .NET
4 24 (34.78%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) XML
7 19 (27.54%) Linux
7 19 (27.54%) TDD
8 18 (26.09%) JSON
9 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
9 17 (24.64%) Python
10 16 (23.19%) CSS
10 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (23.19%) RESTful
11 14 (20.29%) C++
11 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
11 14 (20.29%) BDD
11 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
12 13 (18.84%) PHP
12 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
13 12 (17.39%) Windows
13 12 (17.39%) HTTP
13 12 (17.39%) Ruby
13 12 (17.39%) Open Source
14 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (14.49%) Scala
15 9 (13.04%) J2EE
15 9 (13.04%) Oracle
15 9 (13.04%) MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.80%) ArcGIS
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Mule
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Node.js
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) FTP
3 4 (5.80%) Intranet
4 3 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) DMZ
5 2 (2.90%) GSM
5 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) DNS
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) DWDM
6 1 (1.45%) MPLS
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.45%) JMeter
4 1 (1.45%) Xcode
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) OpenSTA
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
General
1 7 (10.14%) Back Office
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (75.36%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.80%) GIS Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 21 (30.43%) XML
4 18 (26.09%) JSON
5 16 (23.19%) CSS
5 16 (23.19%) RESTful
6 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.04%) J2EE
8 8 (11.59%) SOAP
8 8 (11.59%) WinForms
9 7 (10.14%) WCF
10 6 (8.70%) Spring
10 6 (8.70%) Ajax
11 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.80%) JiBX
12 4 (5.80%) JAXB
13 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (4.35%) Struts
13 3 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Open Source
2 4 (5.80%) GIS
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.90%) IVR
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.45%) Biology
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 12 (17.39%) Windows
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) TDD
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) BDD
4 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.04%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) ITSM
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.90%) Requirements Management
11 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.90%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
11 2 (2.90%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 32 (46.38%) C#
2 32 (46.38%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) Python
5 14 (20.29%) C++
6 13 (18.84%) PHP
7 12 (17.39%) Ruby
8 10 (14.49%) Scala
9 8 (11.59%) VB
10 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.45%) VBScript
12 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.45%) Perl
12 1 (1.45%) C
12 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) YUM
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
2 5 (7.25%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Juniper
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Stellent
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