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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Cheshire
Rank 14 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Services 37 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.36% 7.58% 5.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.17% 27.71% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 32
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +56.36%

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
147 249 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.22% 27.36% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 177 141
Median daily rate £388 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -10.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +9 13 £425 +7.25% 5
Warrington +2 4 £490 +3.15% 3
Macclesfield - 4 £600 -
Knutsford +3 1 £338 -17.17% 2
Northwich - 1 - - 1
Crewe - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 41 (57.75%) Java
2 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.21%) SQL
4 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
5 23 (32.39%) RESTful
6 21 (29.58%) Spring
7 20 (28.17%) Windows
8 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
8 18 (25.35%) NoSQL
9 17 (23.94%) TDD
9 17 (23.94%) Microservices
10 16 (22.54%) J2EE
10 16 (22.54%) XML
10 16 (22.54%) REST
11 14 (19.72%) JSON
11 14 (19.72%) Finance
12 13 (18.31%) HTML
12 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 13 (18.31%) High Availability
12 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.90%) OO
13 12 (16.90%) Oracle
13 12 (16.90%) SOAP
14 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
15 10 (14.08%) Scrum
16 9 (12.68%) Banking
16 9 (12.68%) AIX
16 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce

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 7 (9.86%) IIS
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.04%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.23%) CICS
4 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) SAS
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (4.23%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (4.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) NoSQL
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.86%) DB2
4 6 (8.45%) Big Data
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.23%) Hazelcast
7 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.41%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) SAS EBI
9 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.86%) Maven
3 6 (8.45%) JUnit
3 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) Ant
5 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.23%) Mockito
6 2 (2.82%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.82%) EasyMock
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) JBehave
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
6 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.41%) Log4j
7 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 27 (38.03%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Java Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.04%) DBA
6 5 (7.04%) Java Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (5.63%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Principal Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) RESTful
2 21 (29.58%) Spring
3 16 (22.54%) J2EE
3 16 (22.54%) REST
3 16 (22.54%) XML
4 14 (19.72%) JSON
5 13 (18.31%) HTML
6 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
6 12 (16.90%) SOAP
7 8 (11.27%) CSS
7 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
7 8 (11.27%) Middleware
8 6 (8.45%) .NET
9 5 (7.04%) Apache Camel
9 5 (7.04%) jQuery
10 4 (5.63%) JPA
11 3 (4.23%) Ajax
11 3 (4.23%) Java EE
11 3 (4.23%) Spring MVC
11 3 (4.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) AIX
4 7 (9.86%) Unix
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) HPUX
7 1 (1.41%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Microservices
2 17 (23.94%) TDD
3 13 (18.31%) High Availability
4 12 (16.90%) OO
5 11 (15.49%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.08%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
8 8 (11.27%) SOA
9 7 (9.86%) ETL
10 6 (8.45%) BDD
10 6 (8.45%) Data Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) DevOps
10 6 (8.45%) MVC
11 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
11 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.04%) Open Source
11 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) Java
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) C#
4 5 (7.04%) Perl
4 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.23%) Scala
7 2 (2.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
1 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 3 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.82%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.82%) Nagios
3 2 (2.82%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) hybris
4 1 (1.41%) Embarcadero
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Kony
4 1 (1.41%) Perforce
4 1 (1.41%) Sybase
4 1 (1.41%) Talend
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) Yahoo!
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