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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 18 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.81% 4.70% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 75.00% 38.89% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
12 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.74% 12.08% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 23
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) WCF
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
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