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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 27 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Web Services 16 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.18% 4.84% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.53% 17.82% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 4
Median daily rate £380 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +1.14%

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
68 101 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.25% 27.15% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 67 75
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +1.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -4 8 £525 -
Preston 0 3 £280 -33.33%
Blackburn - 1 £410 -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Oracle
5 10 (45.45%) J2EE
6 8 (36.36%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) DB2
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
7 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (27.27%) Big Data
8 6 (27.27%) AIX
8 6 (27.27%) Middleware
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) Unix
8 6 (27.27%) SOA
8 6 (27.27%) JSON
8 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) SOAP
9 5 (22.73%) Microservices
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

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 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DMZ
2 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (31.82%) DB2
3 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
3 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
4 6 (27.27%) Big Data
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.09%) Firebird
7 2 (9.09%) MySQL
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (4.55%) Redis
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) Babel
3 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Sahi
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) WATIR
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) J2EE
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (9.09%) LAMP
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
8 2 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) OS/2
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) SOA
3 5 (22.73%) Microservices
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) CFEngine
1 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Rundeck
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
1 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Perforce
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (4.55%) Black Duck
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype
5 1 (4.55%) Veracode
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