The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 18 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.38% 9.09% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.53% 41.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
Web Services
Cheshire

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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 39.84% 21.82% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 7 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) SDLC
3 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) WSDL
4 9 (56.25%) Subversion
4 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) J2EE
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) EJB
7 6 (37.50%) DB2
7 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
7 6 (37.50%) COBOL
7 6 (37.50%) Struts
7 6 (37.50%) JSP
7 6 (37.50%) Servlets
7 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (37.50%) XSD
7 6 (37.50%) ClearCase
7 6 (37.50%) JBoss
7 6 (37.50%) RUP
7 6 (37.50%) Hibernate

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) CICS
1 6 (37.50%) JBoss
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Subversion
2 6 (37.50%) ClearCase
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (87.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) WSDL
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 6 (37.50%) EJB
5 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (37.50%) JMS
5 6 (37.50%) JSP
5 6 (37.50%) Servlets
5 6 (37.50%) Struts
5 6 (37.50%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Java EE
8 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 1 (6.25%) CAML
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 6 (37.50%) PMI
2 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) AIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
1 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SDLC
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) CMMI
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) RUP
5 6 (37.50%) Service Management
6 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) OOP
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Assembly Language
4 6 (37.50%) COBOL
5 5 (31.25%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Chordiant
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft