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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 26 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 30 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.09% 6.10% 8.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.98% 30.49% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +58.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £421 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £635 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £34.63 £24.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.78 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+18.43% +14.49%
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
143 82 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.01% 20.00% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 47 47
Average daily rate £442 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.28% -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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
Blackpool -21 18 £500 +4.71%
Preston +6 7 £500 +2.56% 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 31 (52.54%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.81%) Open Source
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
7 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (23.73%) Project Management
7 14 (23.73%) .NET
7 14 (23.73%) Linux
7 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
8 13 (22.03%) JBoss
8 13 (22.03%) UNIX
8 13 (22.03%) Oracle
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
8 13 (22.03%) VB
8 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
9 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (20.34%) Eclipse
10 11 (18.64%) HTML
10 11 (18.64%) C
11 10 (16.95%) C#
11 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
11 10 (16.95%) Windows
11 10 (16.95%) JSP
11 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
11 10 (16.95%) ProC
11 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
11 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (23.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (22.03%) JBoss
3 9 (15.25%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Apache
4 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.78%) Tuxedo
7 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.39%) SAS
7 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.39%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) SMTP
2 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 4 (6.78%) SNMP
2 4 (6.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (10.17%) MySQL
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.78%) SQLite
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.69%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Eclipse
2 10 (16.95%) ProC
3 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
6 6 (10.17%) SoapUI
7 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
8 4 (6.78%) Hudson
8 4 (6.78%) JUnit
8 4 (6.78%) IntelliJ
8 4 (6.78%) NUnit
8 4 (6.78%) Subversion
8 4 (6.78%) Maven
9 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
9 3 (5.08%) JMeter
9 3 (5.08%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (5.08%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.69%) JIRA
10 1 (1.69%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
3 10 (16.95%) JSP
4 8 (13.56%) SOAP
4 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.56%) CSS
4 8 (13.56%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) CAML
5 7 (11.86%) XML
6 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.47%) J2EE
7 5 (8.47%) HTML5
7 5 (8.47%) REST
8 4 (6.78%) Django
8 4 (6.78%) XSD
8 4 (6.78%) XSLT
8 4 (6.78%) WSDL
8 4 (6.78%) Spring
8 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) DataPower
4 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) UNIX
3 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.95%) Windows
5 9 (15.25%) Solaris
6 8 (13.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Open Source
3 16 (27.12%) TDD
4 14 (23.73%) Project Management
5 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
6 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) BDD
8 8 (13.56%) Data Management
9 6 (10.17%) Change Management
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Analytics
10 5 (8.47%) Product Management
10 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.78%) Web Development
11 4 (6.78%) Web Design
11 4 (6.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) VB
4 11 (18.64%) C
5 10 (16.95%) C#
5 10 (16.95%) PL/SQL
5 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
6 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.56%) FQL
7 7 (11.86%) Ruby
8 6 (10.17%) VBA
8 6 (10.17%) Python
8 6 (10.17%) PHP
9 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.78%) C++
10 4 (6.78%) VBScript
11 3 (5.08%) Perl
12 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
12 2 (3.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) OCAJ
5 1 (1.69%) OCP
5 1 (1.69%) OCA
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.69%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Nagios
2 2 (3.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.39%) Percona
3 1 (1.69%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Informatica
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago