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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.33% 5.63% 6.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 20.67% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 19
Median daily rate £363 £375 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £34.63 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.67
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.80%
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
66 150 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.93% 27.22% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 103 58
Median daily rate £325 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £535 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +19.97%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 3 £375 - 1
Carnforth - 2 £350 -
Preston +2 1 - - 5
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (26.32%) .NET
5 5 (26.32%) J2EE
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Marketing
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Use Case
7 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Open Source
7 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Splunk
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (15.79%) XML

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 (15.79%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) nginx
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DMZ
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
3 2 (10.53%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) OS/2
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
2 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.26%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) logstash
2 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.26%) Salt
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Palo Alto
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.26%) Black Duck
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Sonatype
4 1 (5.26%) Veracode
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Rate: From £25,600 to £44,600 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 19 days ago