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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 20 38 11
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.99% 2.81% 8.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.06% 17.95% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £595 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.94%
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
77 78 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.95% 15.66% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 43
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £473 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £18.03 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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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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
Preston +13 11 £375 - 2
Blackpool +4 7 £375 -3.72% 4
Burnley 0 3 £300 -29.41%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 22 (40.00%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.09%) Solaris
3 16 (29.09%) Open Source
4 15 (27.27%) Oracle
5 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
6 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (23.64%) JBoss
7 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 11 (20.00%) Windows
8 11 (20.00%) ETL
9 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 10 (18.18%) ProC
9 10 (18.18%) JSP
9 10 (18.18%) Linux
9 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 10 (18.18%) Data Security
9 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.36%) Project Management
10 9 (16.36%) Informatica
10 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
11 8 (14.55%) SAS
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (14.55%) .NET
11 8 (14.55%) Business Objects
11 8 (14.55%) C

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 13 (23.64%) JBoss
2 8 (14.55%) SAS
3 6 (10.91%) WebSphere
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.27%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.64%) Apache
6 2 (3.64%) nginx
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) PaaS
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.82%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SNMP
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
5 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.27%) Big Data
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.64%) MySQL
11 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
11 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) ProC
2 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
4 1 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 1 (1.82%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) JSP
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) XSD
4 4 (7.27%) XSLT
4 4 (7.27%) WSDL
5 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) LAMP
6 2 (3.64%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) WPF
6 2 (3.64%) REST
6 2 (3.64%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Akka
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.91%) Private Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 4 (7.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Solaris
2 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 10 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (3.64%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (29.09%) Open Source
2 11 (20.00%) ETL
3 10 (18.18%) Data Security
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
5 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) Release Management
8 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Web Development
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.64%) BDD
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
10 2 (3.64%) Process Management
10 2 (3.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 8 (14.55%) C
5 4 (7.27%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) VB
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) OCP
5 1 (1.82%) OCA
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) XenServer
1 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Nagios
1 2 (3.64%) Cacti
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Informatica
3 8 (14.55%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) Percona
6 1 (1.82%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) Stellent
6 1 (1.82%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Compaq
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
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