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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 38 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.35% 5.40% 4.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.14% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 15
Median daily rate £300 £300 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £242 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
69 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.15% 21.60% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 63 70
Median daily rate £300 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.33 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% +27.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston +4 2 £278 -33.92% 3
Blackburn -3 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Blackpool -24 1 £350 +16.66% 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) Redis
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) Sahi
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) WATIR
General
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) LAMP
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) CentOS
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) OS/2
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) Python
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) MetaFrame
1 1 (6.67%) vCloud
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) CFEngine
1 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
1 1 (6.67%) logstash
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Rundeck
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
1 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Black Duck
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Sonatype
3 1 (6.67%) Veracode
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