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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 19 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 58 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.43% 5.52% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.61% 23.89% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 16
Median daily rate £405 £425 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £345 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £630 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +22.46%
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
218 226 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 23.08% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 163 111
Median daily rate £400 £363 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.16 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.58% -52.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 30 £475 +25.41% 3
Warrington +2 17 £370 -22.10% 3
Knutsford -1 2 - -
Wilmslow -1 2 £308 -38.50%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (66.67%) Java
2 63 (50.00%) XML
2 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (42.06%) SQL
4 50 (39.68%) SOAP
5 45 (35.71%) Finance
6 42 (33.33%) J2EE
7 40 (31.75%) Oracle
7 40 (31.75%) Spring
8 37 (29.37%) Waterfall
9 35 (27.78%) RESTful
9 35 (27.78%) WSDL
10 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
11 30 (23.81%) TDD
12 27 (21.43%) Integration Testing
12 27 (21.43%) JDBC
13 26 (20.63%) C#
13 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
13 26 (20.63%) Banking
13 26 (20.63%) JAX-WS
14 25 (19.84%) WebSphere
14 25 (19.84%) JSON
15 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
16 22 (17.46%) AOP
16 22 (17.46%) Kanban
16 22 (17.46%) HTML
17 21 (16.67%) JAXB
17 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
18 20 (15.87%) .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 25 (19.84%) WebSphere
2 13 (10.32%) JBoss
3 10 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (6.35%) CICS
4 8 (6.35%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.38%) GitHub
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.59%) Engine Yard
3 2 (1.59%) Google Play
3 2 (1.59%) Heroku
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Internet
2 6 (4.76%) HTTP
2 6 (4.76%) LDAP
3 2 (1.59%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.14%) DB2
4 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Subversion
2 13 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.52%) JIRA
4 10 (7.94%) JUnit
5 8 (6.35%) ClearCase
5 8 (6.35%) Selenium
5 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.38%) Maven
7 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.59%) Xcode
9 1 (0.79%) Gatling
9 1 (0.79%) Moq
9 1 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 26 (20.63%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) International Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Law
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (68.25%) Developer
2 56 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 18 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.70%) Architect
4 16 (12.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Applications Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Java Applications Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Applications Developer
6 10 (7.94%) Senior Java Applications Developer
7 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Analyst
9 6 (4.76%) CRM Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Systems Architect
9 6 (4.76%) XML Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Agile Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.97%) Digital Developer
10 5 (3.97%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.97%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.00%) XML
2 50 (39.68%) SOAP
3 42 (33.33%) J2EE
4 40 (31.75%) Spring
5 35 (27.78%) RESTful
5 35 (27.78%) WSDL
6 27 (21.43%) JDBC
7 26 (20.63%) JAX-WS
8 25 (19.84%) JSON
9 22 (17.46%) HTML
10 21 (16.67%) JAXB
11 20 (15.87%) .NET
12 16 (12.70%) Apache Camel
12 16 (12.70%) XSD
13 15 (11.90%) CSS
14 14 (11.11%) XSLT
15 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
15 13 (10.32%) JSP
16 12 (9.52%) Middleware
17 11 (8.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Mainframe
1 8 (6.35%) PMI
2 7 (5.56%) Clustering
2 7 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.17%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.17%) iPad
4 4 (3.17%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.38%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) Linux
2 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) CentOS
5 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.59%) Windows
6 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.37%) Waterfall
3 30 (23.81%) TDD
4 27 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 24 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 22 (17.46%) AOP
6 22 (17.46%) Kanban
7 21 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (15.08%) BDD
9 18 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.70%) MVC
11 13 (10.32%) SDLC
12 12 (9.52%) SOA
13 11 (8.73%) Project Management
14 10 (7.94%) CRM
14 10 (7.94%) Open Source
15 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.14%) Service Management
16 8 (6.35%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 84 (66.67%) Java
2 53 (42.06%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.63%) C#
5 18 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.35%) Assembly Language
6 8 (6.35%) COBOL
6 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.56%) Python
8 5 (3.97%) PHP
9 4 (3.17%) Ruby
10 3 (2.38%) C++
11 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.59%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.97%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.59%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.59%) Ansible
3 2 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.59%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.59%) Nagios
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (31.75%) Oracle
2 19 (15.08%) IBM
3 8 (6.35%) Chordiant
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.56%) VMware
5 5 (3.97%) Sun
5 5 (3.97%) Sybase
5 5 (3.97%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.17%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.59%) BMC
8 2 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.79%) BT
9 1 (0.79%) Openreach
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
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