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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 20 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.01% 8.21% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 20.99% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -9.43%
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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
32 81 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.06% 39.13% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 9
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.07 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% -3.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Worklight
4 2 (28.57%) Kony
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) SQLite
4 2 (28.57%) Android

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) DWDM
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQLite
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (14.29%) OpenSTA
2 1 (14.29%) FxCop
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
2 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Worklight
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) Struts
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Struts2
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Kony
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter