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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 21 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.16% 4.98% 6.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.71% 26.25% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 10
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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
89 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.24% 18.96% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 34
Average daily rate £363 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.05 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.26% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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
Blackpool +13 15 £538 +52.48%
Preston +11 9 £356 - 5
Rossendale - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Fleetwood - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (30.00%) Java
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) ETL
3 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Data Security
3 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 10 (25.00%) Open Source
3 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 9 (22.50%) Informatica
5 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (20.00%) SAS
5 8 (20.00%) Solaris
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 6 (15.00%) .NET
7 6 (15.00%) Private Cloud
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.50%) IIS
8 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.50%) Spring
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (20.00%) SAS
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Apache
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) PaaS
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.50%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SNMP
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) ProC
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.50%) Toad
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Law
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) SOAP
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (10.00%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF
5 3 (7.50%) XML
6 2 (5.00%) XSD
6 2 (5.00%) XSLT
6 2 (5.00%) WSDL
6 2 (5.00%) WCF
6 2 (5.00%) WPF
6 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (5.00%) JSP
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) Mustache
7 1 (2.50%) Akka
7 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Open Source
1 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) DataPower
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ETL
2 10 (25.00%) Data Security
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) VB
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) XenServer
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
1 2 (5.00%) Cacti
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Informatica
2 8 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Percona
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Compaq
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (2.50%) Apple
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Stellent