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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 11 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.57% 9.13% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.50% 31.88% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 6
Median daily rate £381 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £358 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.13 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.03% -4.43%
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
72 69 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.18% 28.63% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 56 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +7.14%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 32 (91.43%) Java
2 28 (80.00%) Spring
3 23 (65.71%) XML
4 22 (62.86%) J2EE
5 19 (54.29%) Finance
6 18 (51.43%) SOAP
7 16 (45.71%) Waterfall
8 15 (42.86%) Oracle
9 13 (37.14%) JDBC
9 13 (37.14%) WSDL
9 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (37.14%) WebSphere
10 12 (34.29%) JAX-WS
11 11 (31.43%) Kanban
11 11 (31.43%) AOP
12 10 (28.57%) Banking
12 10 (28.57%) JAXB
12 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
12 10 (28.57%) RESTful
12 10 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
13 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
13 9 (25.71%) JSON
13 9 (25.71%) MVC
14 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
14 8 (22.86%) Middleware
14 8 (22.86%) Jenkins

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 13 (37.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Selenium
4 4 (11.43%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) International Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 30 (85.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Developer
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) XML Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) Spring
2 23 (65.71%) XML
3 22 (62.86%) J2EE
4 18 (51.43%) SOAP
5 13 (37.14%) JDBC
5 13 (37.14%) WSDL
6 12 (34.29%) JAX-WS
7 10 (28.57%) JAXB
7 10 (28.57%) RESTful
8 9 (25.71%) JSON
9 8 (22.86%) Middleware
10 7 (20.00%) Apache Camel
11 6 (17.14%) XML Messaging
11 6 (17.14%) XSLT
12 5 (14.29%) HTML
12 5 (14.29%) jQuery
13 4 (11.43%) POJO
14 3 (8.57%) CSS
14 3 (8.57%) HTML5
15 2 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Waterfall
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) AOP
3 11 (31.43%) Kanban
4 10 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 10 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (25.71%) MVC
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) BDD
7 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
9 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (2.86%) ERP
11 1 (2.86%) ETL
11 1 (2.86%) OO
11 1 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) C#
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) Sybase
2 6 (17.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.86%) ATG
3 1 (2.86%) hybris