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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 10 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.45% 2.52% 5.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.88% 10.34% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.90%
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 £33.13 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -2.57%
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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 Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 47.76% 24.37% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
Average daily rate £400 £325 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) AIX
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) C
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Java EE
7 2 (22.22%) JSON
7 2 (22.22%) WSDL
8 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
8 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (11.11%) WCF
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) AIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) IBM