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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 23 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 28 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.53% 7.58% 6.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.46% 22.22% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 19
Average daily rate
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£455 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.60% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £278 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £31.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -20.38%
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 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.75% 34.09% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 80
Average daily rate £340 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £33.34 £37.50 £12.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.09% +206.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -11 3 £481 +56.50% 3
Skelmersdale +1 2 - -
Burnley - 1 - - 1
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Rossendale - - - - 1
Blackburn - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (56.10%) ETL
2 22 (53.66%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 15 (36.59%) Oracle
4 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (29.27%) EAI
5 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 12 (29.27%) CA
5 12 (29.27%) Informatica
5 12 (29.27%) ERwin
5 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
5 12 (29.27%) Data Integration
5 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
5 12 (29.27%) Open Source
5 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
6 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) Data Security
6 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (24.39%) Big Data
7 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (19.51%) Dimensional Modelling
8 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
8 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
8 8 (19.51%) PowerCenter
8 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.20%) Windows
9 5 (12.20%) SharePoint

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.88%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
3 10 (24.39%) Big Data
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (19.51%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) ERwin
2 3 (7.32%) Rational Rose
3 2 (4.88%) Toad
3 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Data Modeller
4 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Data Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Modeller
5 1 (2.44%) Scala Developer
5 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Security Advisor
5 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.44%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
2 2 (4.88%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Akka
3 1 (2.44%) Play Framework
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Integration
1 12 (29.27%) Open Source
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) CESG
2 2 (4.88%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.88%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) ETL
2 15 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (29.27%) EAI
3 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
3 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
4 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
4 11 (26.83%) Data Security
5 8 (19.51%) Migration
5 8 (19.51%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) BDD
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) VBA
6 3 (7.32%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) Scala
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenServer
2 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) CA
2 12 (29.27%) Informatica
3 4 (9.76%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Compaq
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) McAfee
5 1 (2.44%) Curam
5 1 (2.44%) Percona
5 1 (2.44%) SAP