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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 11 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 23 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.14% 0.63% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.66% 3.45% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% +18.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +19.22%
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
58 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.14% 18.13% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 19
Median daily rate £463 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 47 (95.92%) Java
2 38 (77.55%) Spring
3 36 (73.47%) XML
4 35 (71.43%) SOAP
5 33 (67.35%) J2EE
6 28 (57.14%) Finance
7 27 (55.10%) JDBC
7 27 (55.10%) WSDL
8 26 (53.06%) JAX-WS
9 25 (51.02%) Waterfall
10 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (44.90%) AOP
12 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
12 21 (42.86%) JAXB
12 21 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (42.86%) Kanban
12 21 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (42.86%) Integration Testing
13 20 (40.82%) Oracle
14 17 (34.69%) SQL
15 16 (32.65%) PL/SQL
15 16 (32.65%) RESTful
15 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
16 15 (30.61%) Apache Camel
16 15 (30.61%) JSON
17 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
18 13 (26.53%) BDD
18 13 (26.53%) XSLT
19 11 (22.45%) Banking
19 11 (22.45%) Subversion

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 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 10 (20.41%) JIRA
3 8 (16.33%) JUnit
3 8 (16.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Gatling
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) International Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 42 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Applications Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 6 (12.24%) XML Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Digital Developer
8 4 (8.16%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Programmer
9 3 (6.12%) Programmer
10 2 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (77.55%) Spring
2 36 (73.47%) XML
3 35 (71.43%) SOAP
4 33 (67.35%) J2EE
5 27 (55.10%) JDBC
5 27 (55.10%) WSDL
6 26 (53.06%) JAX-WS
7 21 (42.86%) JAXB
8 16 (32.65%) RESTful
9 15 (30.61%) Apache Camel
9 15 (30.61%) JSON
10 13 (26.53%) XSLT
11 8 (16.33%) Middleware
11 8 (16.33%) POJO
12 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 5 (10.20%) JSP
14 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
15 3 (6.12%) jQuery
16 2 (4.08%) .NET
17 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.04%) NHS
1 1 (2.04%) Replication
1 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Waterfall
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) AOP
4 21 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 21 (42.86%) Kanban
4 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 21 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (26.53%) BDD
6 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (16.33%) TDD
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 2 (4.08%) OO
10 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.04%) ERP
10 1 (2.04%) ETL
10 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.04%) SOA
10 1 (2.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 16 (32.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
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