The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 22 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.78% 4.55% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.47% 16.07% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £311 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.54% -4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.57%
Web Services
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 56 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.00% 28.28% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 29 60
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £325 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Lancashire region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 2 £450 - 1
Preston - 2 £488 - 4
Rossendale - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 23 (46.00%) ETL
2 22 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Oracle
4 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (24.00%) Data Integration
6 12 (24.00%) Data Architecture
6 12 (24.00%) CA
6 12 (24.00%) Informatica
6 12 (24.00%) EAI
6 12 (24.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (24.00%) ERwin
7 11 (22.00%) Data Security
7 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
8 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
8 10 (20.00%) Big Data
8 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (16.00%) PowerCenter
10 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (16.00%) Migration

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) FTP
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (20.00%) Big Data
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (16.00%) PowerCenter
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) ERwin
2 3 (6.00%) Rational Rose
3 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.00%) Toad
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Data Modeller
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Data Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Data Modeller
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Spring
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 4 (8.00%) REST
4 3 (6.00%) JSON
4 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.00%) J2EE
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 2 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) Akka
5 2 (4.00%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.00%) RESTful
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.00%) Spring Security
6 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Open Source
2 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Data Integration
3 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.00%) CESG
4 2 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.00%) iSeries
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ETL
2 15 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (24.00%) Data Architecture
3 12 (24.00%) EAI
3 12 (24.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (22.00%) Data Security
4 11 (22.00%) Business Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (16.00%) Migration
7 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) BDD
9 3 (6.00%) MVC
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) VBA
5 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 3 (6.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenServer
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Cacti
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (24.00%) CA
2 12 (24.00%) Informatica
3 4 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Percona
5 1 (2.00%) Compaq
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee
5 1 (2.00%) Curam
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) IBM