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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 26 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.21% 1.82% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.41% 11.54% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £303 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+22.46% +21.05%
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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
27 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.36% 15.76% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 5
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) XPages
3 1 (33.33%) LotusScript
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Author
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Author
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Writer
2 1 (33.33%) Domino Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) XPages
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) LotusScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus