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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 10 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 31 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.58% 2.82% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 16.67% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 2
Median daily rate £475 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +18.30%
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
62 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.16% 16.95% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 20 21
Median daily rate £475 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +7.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Chester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 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 Chester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 48 (96.00%) Java
2 40 (80.00%) Spring
3 38 (76.00%) XML
4 35 (70.00%) SOAP
4 35 (70.00%) J2EE
5 30 (60.00%) Finance
6 27 (54.00%) JDBC
6 27 (54.00%) WSDL
6 27 (54.00%) Waterfall
7 26 (52.00%) JAX-WS
8 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (44.00%) AOP
9 22 (44.00%) Oracle
10 21 (42.00%) JAXB
10 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
10 21 (42.00%) Kanban
10 21 (42.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (42.00%) Integration Testing
10 21 (42.00%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (34.00%) SQL
12 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL
12 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
12 16 (32.00%) RESTful
12 16 (32.00%) WebSphere
13 15 (30.00%) JSON
13 15 (30.00%) Apache Camel
14 13 (26.00%) BDD
14 13 (26.00%) Banking
14 13 (26.00%) XSLT
15 12 (24.00%) Jenkins

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 16 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (22.00%) Subversion
3 10 (20.00%) JIRA
4 9 (18.00%) Selenium
5 8 (16.00%) JUnit
6 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Gatling
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) International Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 44 (88.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Applications Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 6 (12.00%) XML Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Digital Developer
8 4 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Java Programmer
9 3 (6.00%) Programmer
10 2 (4.00%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) Spring
2 38 (76.00%) XML
3 35 (70.00%) J2EE
3 35 (70.00%) SOAP
4 27 (54.00%) JDBC
4 27 (54.00%) WSDL
5 26 (52.00%) JAX-WS
6 21 (42.00%) JAXB
7 16 (32.00%) RESTful
8 15 (30.00%) Apache Camel
8 15 (30.00%) JSON
9 13 (26.00%) XSLT
10 10 (20.00%) Middleware
11 8 (16.00%) POJO
12 7 (14.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) XML Messaging
14 5 (10.00%) JSP
15 4 (8.00%) jQuery
16 2 (4.00%) CSS
16 2 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.00%) NHS
1 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Waterfall
2 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.00%) AOP
4 21 (42.00%) Integration Testing
4 21 (42.00%) Kanban
4 21 (42.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (42.00%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (42.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (26.00%) BDD
6 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) TDD
7 8 (16.00%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (16.00%) MVC
8 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) DevOps
9 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (2.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) Sybase
3 6 (12.00%) TIBCO