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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 10 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.24% 9.62% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.50% 22.99% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £140 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
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
40 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.67% 41.83% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 21
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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 21 (84.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) XML
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) Spring
5 13 (52.00%) Finance
5 13 (52.00%) J2EE
5 13 (52.00%) SOAP
6 11 (44.00%) HTTP
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) CSS
8 8 (32.00%) XSLT
8 8 (32.00%) JSON
9 6 (24.00%) RESTful
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.00%) JDBC
10 5 (20.00%) JUnit
10 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
11 4 (16.00%) JAX-RS
11 4 (16.00%) Online Banking
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (16.00%) Selenium
11 4 (16.00%) Mockito
11 4 (16.00%) CSS3
11 4 (16.00%) Cucumber

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) Informix
3 2 (8.00%) SQLite
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) JUnit
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) Mockito
2 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Introscope
4 1 (4.00%) Xcode
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (4.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) FxCop
4 1 (4.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) XML
2 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 13 (52.00%) J2EE
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) XSLT
5 8 (32.00%) JSON
6 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 6 (24.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) JDBC
8 4 (16.00%) JAX-RS
8 4 (16.00%) CSS3
8 4 (16.00%) PowerMock
8 4 (16.00%) JAX-RPC
8 4 (16.00%) WSDL
8 4 (16.00%) XSL
8 4 (16.00%) Servlets
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Microservices
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Kony
3 2 (8.00%) Perforce
3 2 (8.00%) Compuware
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator
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