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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 8 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 42 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.18% 6.91% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.85% 31.91% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 2
Median daily rate £450 £401 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +20.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £353 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.85%
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
78 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.62% 21.66% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 49 (96.08%) Java
2 42 (82.35%) Spring
3 38 (74.51%) XML
4 35 (68.63%) SOAP
4 35 (68.63%) J2EE
5 29 (56.86%) Finance
6 26 (50.98%) JDBC
6 26 (50.98%) WSDL
6 26 (50.98%) Waterfall
7 25 (49.02%) JAX-WS
8 22 (43.14%) Oracle
8 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (41.18%) AOP
10 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
10 20 (39.22%) JAXB
10 20 (39.22%) Kanban
10 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (39.22%) Integration Testing
10 20 (39.22%) System Integration Testing
11 17 (33.33%) WebSphere
11 17 (33.33%) SQL
12 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
12 16 (31.37%) RESTful
12 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database
13 15 (29.41%) Apache Camel
13 15 (29.41%) JSON
14 13 (25.49%) Banking
14 13 (25.49%) XSLT
15 12 (23.53%) BDD
15 12 (23.53%) 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 17 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Subversion
3 10 (19.61%) JIRA
3 10 (19.61%) Selenium
4 8 (15.69%) JUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.92%) Hudson
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (56.86%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) International Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 46 (90.20%) Java Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Senior Developer
3 16 (31.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Applications Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Applications Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 6 (11.76%) XML Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Digital Developer
8 4 (7.84%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Java Programmer
9 3 (5.88%) Programmer
10 2 (3.92%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.96%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (82.35%) Spring
2 38 (74.51%) XML
3 35 (68.63%) J2EE
3 35 (68.63%) SOAP
4 26 (50.98%) JDBC
4 26 (50.98%) WSDL
5 25 (49.02%) JAX-WS
6 20 (39.22%) JAXB
7 16 (31.37%) RESTful
8 15 (29.41%) Apache Camel
8 15 (29.41%) JSON
9 13 (25.49%) XSLT
10 10 (19.61%) Middleware
11 8 (15.69%) HTML
11 8 (15.69%) POJO
12 6 (11.76%) XML Messaging
13 5 (9.80%) jQuery
13 5 (9.80%) JSP
14 3 (5.88%) CSS
14 3 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Waterfall
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) AOP
4 20 (39.22%) Integration Testing
4 20 (39.22%) Kanban
4 20 (39.22%) Software Engineering
4 20 (39.22%) System Integration Testing
4 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) BDD
6 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) TDD
7 9 (17.65%) MVC
8 8 (15.69%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (1.96%) ERP
11 1 (1.96%) ETL
11 1 (1.96%) OO
11 1 (1.96%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) Java
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Sybase
3 6 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) hybris