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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 16 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.95% 10.66% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 36.62% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 10
Average daily rate £360 £401 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +30.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £363 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
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
76 71 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.79% 29.10% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 34
Average daily rate £394 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 27 (87.10%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Spring
3 19 (61.29%) XML
4 17 (54.84%) J2EE
5 14 (45.16%) Finance
6 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle
6 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) MVC
8 8 (25.81%) Banking
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Middleware
8 8 (25.81%) JSON
8 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) Kanban
9 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
9 7 (22.58%) WSDL
9 7 (22.58%) IBM
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) JDBC
9 7 (22.58%) AOP
10 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 6 (19.35%) XML Messaging
10 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Sybase
10 6 (19.35%) JAXB
10 6 (19.35%) TIBCO

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 12 (38.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (6.45%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 23 (74.19%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Java Programmer
3 3 (9.68%) Programmer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Developer
4 2 (6.45%) EDI Developer
4 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) XML Developer
5 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Spring
2 19 (61.29%) XML
3 17 (54.84%) J2EE
4 11 (35.48%) SOAP
5 8 (25.81%) JSON
5 8 (25.81%) Middleware
6 7 (22.58%) JDBC
6 7 (22.58%) WSDL
7 6 (19.35%) JAXB
7 6 (19.35%) JAX-WS
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
7 6 (19.35%) XML Messaging
8 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
8 5 (16.13%) XSLT
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 3 (9.68%) POJO
11 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.45%) CSS3
11 2 (6.45%) REST
11 2 (6.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Telematics
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) AOP
4 7 (22.58%) Kanban
5 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (6.45%) Android Development
9 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Development
9 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.45%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 6 (19.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) ATG
4 1 (3.23%) hybris