The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Liverpool region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 10 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.46% 0.62% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.44% 2.38% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £463 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.62% 25.93% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 28
Average daily rate £316 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.79 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Merseyside

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
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 24 April 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 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Network Design
4 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
4 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Sybase
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) CRM

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQLPlus
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) WPF
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) WinForms
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Security Management
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security
1 4 (30.77%) Network Design
1 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) BPEL
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sybase
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) BEA
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (7.69%) Google