The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 April 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 Halifax 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 22 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.29% - 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 12.57% 14.68% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 16
Average daily rate £425 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
West Yorkshire

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) BMC
2 5 (45.45%) Remedy
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSD
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) BMC
1 5 (45.45%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle