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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank - 18 35
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 3.61% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 26.09% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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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
37 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.42% 13.86% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -38.09%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) C

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle