The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.92% 8.81% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 41.18% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.56% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.66% 21.38% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 12
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Web Services
Cheshire

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 24 July 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 17 (85.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) JAXB
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) JiBX
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DWDM
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (5.00%) OpenSTA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) JAXB
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JiBX
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) POJO
8 1 (5.00%) CSS3
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) TDD
1 5 (25.00%) Scrum
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) VBScript
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper