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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Lancashire
Rank 22 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.75% 2.93% 4.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 10.40% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 12
Median daily rate £410 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £375 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
75 125 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.07% 28.15% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 75
Median daily rate £300 £415 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +23.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +13 8 £525 -
Blackburn - 4 £380 -
Preston - 2 £255 - 3
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 17 (62.96%) XML
4 14 (51.85%) Oracle
4 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
6 10 (37.04%) J2EE
7 9 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) C#
7 9 (33.33%) SOAP
7 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (29.63%) Windows
8 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 8 (29.63%) DB2
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
10 6 (22.22%) OO
10 6 (22.22%) AIX
10 6 (22.22%) Unix
10 6 (22.22%) Middleware
10 6 (22.22%) HTTP
10 6 (22.22%) SOA
10 6 (22.22%) JSON
10 6 (22.22%) Retail
10 6 (22.22%) Spring

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) SAS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
3 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (29.63%) DB2
5 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) Big Data
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) MySQL
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (11.11%) CouchDB
9 3 (11.11%) Firebird
9 3 (11.11%) Neo4j
9 3 (11.11%) Riak
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Babel
3 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.70%) Sahi
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 3 (11.11%) Electronics
5 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) SAS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) J2EE
3 9 (33.33%) SOAP
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) Middleware
6 6 (22.22%) Spring
7 5 (18.52%) Ajax
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.11%) DOM
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) SAX
8 3 (11.11%) Servlets
8 3 (11.11%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) WSDL
8 3 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
3 5 (18.52%) Microservices
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Master Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) Groovy
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) HNC
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Perforce
5 2 (7.41%) DataFlux
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) VMware
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