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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 31 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 39 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.94% 6.10% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.97% 19.13% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 35
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£325 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £500 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.25 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £30.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+10.73% -16.43%
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
186 298 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.54% 31.91% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 151 192
Average daily rate £325 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.41 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +2 11 £325 +8.33% 3
Warrington -8 11 £388 +3.33% 8
Macclesfield - 7 £325 - 5
Chester -3 3 £269 -28.33% 5
Knutsford 0 2 £325 -22.52% 3
Runcorn - 1 - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (35.71%) .NET
6 24 (34.29%) SQL
7 23 (32.86%) HTML
8 20 (28.57%) XML
8 20 (28.57%) TDD
9 18 (25.71%) Linux
9 18 (25.71%) Python
10 17 (24.29%) CSS
10 17 (24.29%) C++
11 16 (22.86%) JSON
12 15 (21.43%) RESTful
12 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
13 13 (18.57%) PHP
13 13 (18.57%) Windows
13 13 (18.57%) BDD
13 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
14 12 (17.14%) Open Source
14 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
14 12 (17.14%) Ruby
15 11 (15.71%) J2EE
16 10 (14.29%) HTTP
16 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (14.29%) Scala
16 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
17 9 (12.86%) WCF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Mule
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (7.14%) FTP
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
3 3 (4.29%) GSM
3 3 (4.29%) VoIP
4 2 (2.86%) DMZ
4 2 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) DWDM
5 1 (1.43%) MPLS
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) JUnit
4 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) JMeter
4 1 (1.43%) Xcode
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) OpenSTA
4 1 (1.43%) FxCop
4 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.43%) Gradle
4 1 (1.43%) T4 Templates
4 1 (1.43%) LoadUI
General
1 8 (11.43%) Back Office
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.14%) GIS Developer
6 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 23 (32.86%) HTML
3 20 (28.57%) XML
4 17 (24.29%) CSS
5 16 (22.86%) JSON
6 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 15 (21.43%) RESTful
7 11 (15.71%) J2EE
8 9 (12.86%) WinForms
8 9 (12.86%) WCF
9 6 (8.57%) Ajax
9 6 (8.57%) DHTML
9 6 (8.57%) XSLT
9 6 (8.57%) SOAP
9 6 (8.57%) Struts
9 6 (8.57%) Struts2
10 5 (7.14%) Spring
10 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.29%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) GIS
3 3 (4.29%) IVR
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.43%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.43%) Biology
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) TDD
3 13 (18.57%) BDD
4 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.00%) MVC
7 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.14%) ITSM
8 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (4.29%) Migration
10 3 (4.29%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) Service Management
10 3 (4.29%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.86%) Information Security
11 2 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 31 (44.29%) C#
4 24 (34.29%) SQL
5 18 (25.71%) Python
6 17 (24.29%) C++
7 13 (18.57%) PHP
8 12 (17.14%) Ruby
9 10 (14.29%) Scala
10 9 (12.86%) VB
11 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.43%) Perl
12 1 (1.43%) C
12 1 (1.43%) VBScript
12 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) PhD
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) YUM
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Juniper
4 1 (1.43%) CA
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
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