The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 July 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 Knutsford 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 12 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 4.11% 7.08% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.08% 38.10% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% -16.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.56% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 17.81% 18.58% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 8
Average daily rate £439 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) OpenID
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) OAuth
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) OpenID
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle