The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 12 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.16% 7.75% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.30% 20.20% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 2
Average daily rate
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£401 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -13.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £140 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
Web Services
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 99 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.69% 38.37% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 14
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Chester region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Chester region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 32 (88.89%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Spring
3 20 (55.56%) SOAP
3 20 (55.56%) XML
4 18 (50.00%) J2EE
4 18 (50.00%) Finance
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (44.44%) HTML
7 14 (38.89%) Oracle
8 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (30.56%) XSLT
9 11 (30.56%) HTTP
10 10 (27.78%) WSDL
10 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
10 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 10 (27.78%) JSON
11 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (22.22%) RESTful
12 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 8 (22.22%) CSS
12 8 (22.22%) IBM
13 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
14 6 (16.67%) JAX-WS
14 6 (16.67%) Maven
14 6 (16.67%) TDD
14 6 (16.67%) Banking
14 6 (16.67%) OO
14 6 (16.67%) JAX-RPC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Mule
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) HTTP
2 4 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.11%) Informix
2 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) JUnit
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) Ant
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) Mockito
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.11%) Gradle
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.56%) Introscope
6 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Cactus
6 1 (2.78%) Hudson
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) Spring
2 20 (55.56%) SOAP
2 20 (55.56%) XML
3 18 (50.00%) J2EE
4 16 (44.44%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) XSLT
6 10 (27.78%) JSON
6 10 (27.78%) WSDL
7 8 (22.22%) RESTful
7 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 6 (16.67%) Servlets
8 6 (16.67%) JAX-WS
8 6 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
9 5 (13.89%) JDBC
9 5 (13.89%) REST
10 4 (11.11%) PowerMock
10 4 (11.11%) JAX-RS
10 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 4 (11.11%) XSL
11 3 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 6 (16.67%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.78%) Microservices
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.78%) OOP
9 1 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) XPath
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Perforce
4 2 (5.56%) Compuware
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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