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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 19 38 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.81% 3.82% 8.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.71% 19.61% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 13
Average daily rate
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£360 £358 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +13.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £253 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £418 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +20.00%
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
79 102 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.54% 19.47% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 42
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.80 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.07% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 12 £356 - 8
Blackpool +3 9 £375 +4.66%
Burnley +10 5 £300 -29.41%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (34.00%) Java
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.00%) Open Source
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 11 (22.00%) ETL
5 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (20.00%) Solaris
5 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 10 (20.00%) Data Security
5 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 9 (18.00%) Project Management
6 9 (18.00%) SOAP
6 9 (18.00%) Oracle
6 9 (18.00%) Informatica
7 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (16.00%) SAS
7 8 (16.00%) .NET
7 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
7 8 (16.00%) Migration
7 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (14.00%) XML
9 6 (12.00%) JBoss
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.00%) Private Cloud

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (16.00%) SAS
2 6 (12.00%) JBoss
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.00%) nginx
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Node.js
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SSL
1 3 (6.00%) SNMP
2 1 (2.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.00%) Big Data
6 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) ProC
1 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Data Consultant
10 1 (2.00%) Change and Release Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Scala Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) SOAP
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (8.00%) JSP
5 4 (8.00%) Apache CXF
5 4 (8.00%) REST
6 3 (6.00%) WSDL
6 3 (6.00%) XSD
6 3 (6.00%) XSLT
7 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) WCF
7 2 (4.00%) WPF
8 1 (2.00%) Akka
8 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Mustache
8 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) DataPower
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Solaris
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.00%) Open Source
2 11 (22.00%) ETL
3 10 (20.00%) Data Security
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 8 (16.00%) Migration
6 7 (14.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) Release Management
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) BDD
10 3 (6.00%) DevOps
10 3 (6.00%) TDD
11 2 (4.00%) OO
11 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) C#
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) vSphere
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) XenApp
1 1 (2.00%) XenServer
1 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
1 2 (4.00%) Cacti
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
1 9 (18.00%) Informatica
2 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Percona
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee
5 1 (2.00%) Stellent
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) Compaq
5 1 (2.00%) Dell
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago