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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 32 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 64 55 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.35% 5.46% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.52% 18.71% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 12
Median daily rate £400 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.76%
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
261 294 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.89% 29.17% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 204 88
Median daily rate £405 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £590 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 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 29 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
Chester +2 27 £381 -4.80% 3
Warrington +2 24 £405 -10.00% 2
Knutsford -7 3 - -
Crewe +7 2 £374 +35.90% 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 79 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (53.62%) Java
3 65 (47.10%) XML
4 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
4 50 (36.23%) SOAP
5 44 (31.88%) SQL
6 40 (28.99%) Spring
7 38 (27.54%) HTML
7 38 (27.54%) Finance
8 37 (26.81%) JSON
9 35 (25.36%) CSS
10 34 (24.64%) Oracle
11 32 (23.19%) TDD
11 32 (23.19%) RESTful
12 31 (22.46%) J2EE
13 29 (21.01%) SQL Server
14 27 (19.57%) Waterfall
15 24 (17.39%) Banking
15 24 (17.39%) HTTP
16 23 (16.67%) MVC
16 23 (16.67%) WebSphere
16 23 (16.67%) ServiceNow
17 22 (15.94%) C#
18 21 (15.22%) WSDL
18 21 (15.22%) ITIL
19 18 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
20 17 (12.32%) jQuery
20 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (11.59%) Web Design
21 16 (11.59%) .NET

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 23 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 13 (9.42%) JBoss
3 8 (5.80%) CICS
3 8 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.17%) Confluence
6 3 (2.17%) IIS
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.72%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) Node.js
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) Engine Yard
3 2 (1.45%) GitHub
3 2 (1.45%) Google Play
3 2 (1.45%) Heroku
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.39%) HTTP
2 8 (5.80%) Internet
3 6 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
5 1 (0.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) DB2
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.45%) Redis
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Subversion
2 14 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.42%) JIRA
4 10 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.80%) ClearCase
6 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.07%) JUnit
7 6 (4.35%) Selenium
8 4 (2.90%) Maven
9 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.17%) Moq
9 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.45%) Hudson
10 2 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.45%) Xcode
11 1 (0.72%) Ant
11 1 (0.72%) Gradle
11 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (27.54%) Finance
2 24 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Billing
3 2 (1.45%) International Banking
3 2 (1.45%) Law
3 2 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (72.46%) Developer
2 51 (36.96%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.77%) Architect
3 19 (13.77%) C# Developer
4 17 (12.32%) Senior Developer
5 13 (9.42%) ServiceNow Developer
6 10 (7.25%) .NET Developer
6 10 (7.25%) Digital Developer
7 9 (6.52%) HTML Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Systems Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (3.62%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.62%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (47.10%) XML
2 50 (36.23%) SOAP
3 40 (28.99%) Spring
4 38 (27.54%) HTML
5 37 (26.81%) JSON
6 35 (25.36%) CSS
7 32 (23.19%) RESTful
8 31 (22.46%) J2EE
9 21 (15.22%) WSDL
10 17 (12.32%) jQuery
11 16 (11.59%) .NET
12 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET
13 13 (9.42%) JDBC
13 13 (9.42%) XSD
14 12 (8.70%) JAX-WS
15 11 (7.97%) JMS
16 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
16 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (7.25%) JAXB
16 10 (7.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.80%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.80%) PMI
3 7 (5.07%) Clustering
3 7 (5.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.90%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.17%) Android
4 3 (2.17%) Unix
4 3 (2.17%) Windows
5 2 (1.45%) CentOS
5 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.19%) TDD
3 27 (19.57%) Waterfall
4 23 (16.67%) MVC
5 21 (15.22%) ITIL
6 18 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.59%) Web Design
9 15 (10.87%) Integration Testing
9 15 (10.87%) Web Development
10 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.42%) BDD
11 13 (9.42%) Project Management
11 13 (9.42%) SDLC
12 12 (8.70%) Kanban
13 11 (7.97%) AOP
13 11 (7.97%) Scrum
13 11 (7.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.25%) Open Source
14 10 (7.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 50 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 44 (31.88%) SQL
4 22 (15.94%) C#
5 11 (7.97%) PL/SQL
5 11 (7.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.80%) Assembly Language
6 8 (5.80%) COBOL
7 6 (4.35%) Python
8 5 (3.62%) PHP
9 3 (2.17%) C++
10 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.72%) VB
11 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) PMI Certification
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.90%) Degree
5 2 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
2 2 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.45%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.45%) Nagios
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (24.64%) Oracle
2 23 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 15 (10.87%) IBM
4 8 (5.80%) Chordiant
5 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.07%) VMware
6 6 (4.35%) Sybase
6 6 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.62%) Sun
8 4 (2.90%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.90%) HP
8 4 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.45%) BMC
9 2 (1.45%) Google
9 2 (1.45%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.72%) ATG
10 1 (0.72%) BT
10 1 (0.72%) hybris
10 1 (0.72%) Openreach
10 1 (0.72%) SAP
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