The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.25% 1.94% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.49% 6.82% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
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Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.52% 28.39% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £260 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Liverpool region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Liverpool region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle
3 14 (60.87%) EJB
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 13 (56.52%) Spring
5 11 (47.83%) TIBCO
5 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
5 11 (47.83%) Swing
5 11 (47.83%) JSF
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
7 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
8 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Multimedia
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
10 4 (17.39%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) J2EE
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.04%) VBScript
11 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 3 (13.04%) JSP
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) AquaLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) RDBMS
1 9 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) EJB
2 14 (60.87%) jQuery
3 13 (56.52%) Spring
4 11 (47.83%) JSF
4 11 (47.83%) Swing
4 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
5 9 (39.13%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.04%) JSP
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
9 2 (8.70%) RESTful
9 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 2 (8.70%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
10 1 (4.35%) Struts
10 1 (4.35%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) BPEL
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) TIBCO
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) BEA