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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 16 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 19 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.05% 3.48% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.23% 12.07% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£401 £376 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £211 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.00%
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
65 58 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.54% 28.86% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 6
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 34 (89.47%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Spring
3 20 (52.63%) SOAP
4 19 (50.00%) J2EE
4 19 (50.00%) Finance
5 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
8 14 (36.84%) SDLC
9 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
10 11 (28.95%) Oracle
10 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
10 11 (28.95%) JSON
11 10 (26.32%) WSDL
11 10 (26.32%) CSS
12 9 (23.68%) XSLT
12 9 (23.68%) HTTP
12 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
12 9 (23.68%) RESTful
12 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
13 8 (21.05%) IBM
14 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
14 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
14 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
15 6 (15.79%) REST
15 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
15 6 (15.79%) Maven
15 6 (15.79%) TDD
15 6 (15.79%) Banking

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.63%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Informix
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Maven
1 6 (15.79%) JUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) Gradle
3 4 (10.53%) Mockito
4 3 (7.89%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Hudson
5 2 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.26%) Introscope
5 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.63%) Cactus
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) Spring
2 20 (52.63%) SOAP
3 19 (50.00%) J2EE
4 17 (44.74%) XML
5 16 (42.11%) HTML
6 11 (28.95%) JSON
7 10 (26.32%) WSDL
7 10 (26.32%) CSS
8 9 (23.68%) XSLT
8 9 (23.68%) RESTful
9 6 (15.79%) REST
9 6 (15.79%) Servlets
9 6 (15.79%) JAX-RPC
10 5 (13.16%) JDBC
11 4 (10.53%) JAX-RS
11 4 (10.53%) PowerMock
11 4 (10.53%) JAX-WS
11 4 (10.53%) WCF
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.53%) Online Banking
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.63%) PDA
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) SDLC
3 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
4 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.42%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) MVC
7 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (10.53%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.26%) Open Source
9 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) XPath
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) Perforce
4 2 (5.26%) Compuware
4 2 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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Posted: 14 days ago
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Posted: 18 days ago
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