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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 27 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.31% 1.32% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 5.00% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.78 £36.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +26.72%
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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
53 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.38% 26.49% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 (84.21%) XML
2 12 (63.16%) XQuery
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) REST
4 10 (52.63%) WCF
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 10 (52.63%) OO
4 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (47.37%) HTTP
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) OOP
5 9 (47.37%) IIS
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) XPath
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
6 8 (42.11%) Release Management
6 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (42.11%) MSMQ
6 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
7 6 (31.58%) Middleware
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
9 3 (15.79%) BEA

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (47.37%) IIS
3 8 (42.11%) MQSeries
4 3 (15.79%) AquaLogic
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Xcode
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Appium
3 2 (10.53%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) WCF
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 8 (42.11%) MSMQ
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (10.53%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) Core Animation
8 2 (10.53%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (10.53%) UIKit
8 2 (10.53%) XML Messaging
8 2 (10.53%) Cocoa
8 2 (10.53%) SOAP
8 2 (10.53%) J2EE
9 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
9 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) SOA
3 9 (47.37%) OOP
4 8 (42.11%) Release Management
4 8 (42.11%) Web Application Development
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) Android Development
6 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) XQuery
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) XPath
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) BEA
4 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase