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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 45 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.82% 5.83% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.05% 30.43% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £300 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £436 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
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
87 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.60% 19.17% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 46
Median daily rate £350 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £595 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 - £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Blackburn - 4 £236 - 1
Preston -3 2 £361 -15.00% 1
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) SSL
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) PKI
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Information Management
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow