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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.36% 2.16% 10.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 6.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£368 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £263 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £263 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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
27 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.37% 35.97% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 17
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 21 (91.30%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Spring
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) SOAP
4 11 (47.83%) SDLC
5 10 (43.48%) J2EE
6 9 (39.13%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
8 7 (30.43%) XML
8 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
8 7 (30.43%) WSDL
8 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
8 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
9 6 (26.09%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) CSS
9 6 (26.09%) OO
9 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
10 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Maven
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (17.39%) REST
11 4 (17.39%) Gradle
11 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) iPlanet
3 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Informix
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
2 4 (17.39%) Ant
3 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.35%) Cactus
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Team Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Team Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Spring
2 11 (47.83%) SOAP
3 10 (43.48%) J2EE
4 9 (39.13%) JSON
5 7 (30.43%) WSDL
5 7 (30.43%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) JiBX
8 3 (13.04%) POJO
8 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
8 3 (13.04%) JAX-RPC
8 3 (13.04%) JAXB
8 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) SDLC
3 7 (30.43%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) OO
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (17.39%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
9 1 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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