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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 33 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 39 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.83% 6.11% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.67% 19.53% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £425 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
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
180 297 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.30% 31.26% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 149 185
Average daily rate £338 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £420 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.78 £39.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.03 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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
Crewe -1 11 £325 +8.33% 4
Warrington -13 9 £388 +3.33% 10
Macclesfield - 7 £325 - 3
Chester -4 3 £269 -23.21% 3
Knutsford +4 2 £325 -20.68% 3
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 29 (45.31%) C#
4 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (37.50%) .NET
6 23 (35.94%) SQL
7 19 (29.69%) HTML
7 19 (29.69%) TDD
8 18 (28.13%) Python
9 17 (26.56%) Linux
10 16 (25.00%) C++
11 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
11 15 (23.44%) RESTful
12 14 (21.88%) CSS
12 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
12 14 (21.88%) Windows
13 13 (20.31%) PHP
13 13 (20.31%) XML
13 13 (20.31%) BDD
13 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
13 13 (20.31%) JSON
14 12 (18.75%) Ruby
14 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
14 12 (18.75%) Open Source
15 10 (15.63%) Scala
15 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
16 9 (14.06%) WCF
16 9 (14.06%) WinForms
17 8 (12.50%) Back Office

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.81%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) FTP
3 3 (4.69%) GSM
3 3 (4.69%) VoIP
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) DMZ
4 2 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) SMTP
5 1 (1.56%) DWDM
5 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) FxCop
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.56%) OpenSTA
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.56%) T4 Templates
4 1 (1.56%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.56%) Gradle
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) JUnit
4 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.56%) Xcode
4 1 (1.56%) JMeter
General
1 8 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.81%) GIS Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.44%) RESTful
4 14 (21.88%) CSS
5 13 (20.31%) XML
5 13 (20.31%) JSON
6 9 (14.06%) WCF
6 9 (14.06%) WinForms
7 8 (12.50%) J2EE
8 6 (9.38%) DHTML
8 6 (9.38%) XSLT
8 6 (9.38%) Struts
8 6 (9.38%) Struts2
8 6 (9.38%) Ajax
9 5 (7.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.69%) jQuery
11 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Open Source
2 5 (7.81%) GIS
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) IVR
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
5 1 (1.56%) Social Media
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.56%) Biology
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Android
4 1 (1.56%) CentOS
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) TDD
3 13 (20.31%) BDD
4 12 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.38%) MVC
6 6 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.69%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 3 (4.69%) Service Management
10 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.13%) Information Security
10 2 (3.13%) ITSM
10 2 (3.13%) Scrum
10 2 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (48.44%) Java
3 29 (45.31%) C#
4 23 (35.94%) SQL
5 18 (28.13%) Python
6 16 (25.00%) C++
7 13 (20.31%) PHP
8 12 (18.75%) Ruby
9 10 (15.63%) Scala
10 8 (12.50%) VB
11 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.56%) R
12 1 (1.56%) Perl
12 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) GPFS
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) YUM
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Juniper
4 1 (1.56%) CA
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.56%) webMethods
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