The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 21 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.43% 1.27% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.28% 8.33% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +20.71%
Web Services
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.22% 15.19% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 15
Median daily rate £325 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax 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 Halifax

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Halifax region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
1 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM