The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Manchester
Rank 21 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 84 103 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.25% 5.73% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.80% 19.77% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 64 56
Median daily rate £400 £425 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £322 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-22.76% +57.74%

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
472 521 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.09% 29.01% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 330 264
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -5 13 £400 -5.88% 2
Bolton - 4 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £338 -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 91 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
3 56 (29.02%) SQL
4 55 (28.50%) Java
5 54 (27.98%) RESTful
6 53 (27.46%) Linux
7 52 (26.94%) Scrum
8 51 (26.42%) REST
9 47 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
10 46 (23.83%) TDD
11 42 (21.76%) SOAP
12 40 (20.73%) HTML
12 40 (20.73%) Software Engineering
13 38 (19.69%) XML
14 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
14 36 (18.65%) .NET
15 34 (17.62%) Windows
16 33 (17.10%) C#
16 33 (17.10%) BDD
16 33 (17.10%) Git (software)
17 32 (16.58%) AngularJS
18 30 (15.54%) NoSQL
19 29 (15.03%) JSON
20 28 (14.51%) OO
20 28 (14.51%) Firewall
21 27 (13.99%) Spring
22 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
23 24 (12.44%) MySQL
23 24 (12.44%) Oracle
24 23 (11.92%) JUnit

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (4.15%) Apache
2 6 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.07%) CICS
3 4 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 2 (1.04%) nginx
5 2 (1.04%) OpenEdge
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.52%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (24.35%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.15%) SaaS
4 5 (2.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.55%) IaaS
6 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.51%) Firewall
2 23 (11.92%) HTTP
3 15 (7.77%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.70%) LAN
4 11 (5.70%) WAN
5 10 (5.18%) LDAP
5 10 (5.18%) VoIP
5 10 (5.18%) VPN
6 9 (4.66%) WebEx
7 7 (3.63%) Internet
7 7 (3.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (3.63%) Wireless
8 5 (2.59%) VLAN
8 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.55%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.55%) NFC
10 1 (0.52%) Intranet
10 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.54%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.44%) MySQL
4 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.70%) Redis
6 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.55%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.55%) SQLite
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.04%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.10%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.92%) JUnit
3 18 (9.33%) JIRA
4 11 (5.70%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.70%) Selenium
5 10 (5.18%) NUnit
6 8 (4.15%) Subversion
6 8 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.63%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.55%) Appium
10 3 (1.55%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.55%) Hudson
10 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.55%) Maven
10 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (10.36%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Banking
3 9 (4.66%) Games
4 4 (2.07%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (58.55%) Developer
2 34 (17.62%) Java Developer
3 27 (13.99%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Software Engineer
5 13 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (6.74%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.22%) Architect
6 12 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (5.18%) Analyst
7 10 (5.18%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Agile Developer
8 9 (4.66%) Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) IT Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Security Consultant
9 8 (4.15%) AWS Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Scala Software Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.98%) RESTful
2 51 (26.42%) REST
3 42 (21.76%) SOAP
4 40 (20.73%) HTML
5 38 (19.69%) XML
6 36 (18.65%) .NET
7 32 (16.58%) AngularJS
8 29 (15.03%) JSON
9 27 (13.99%) Spring
10 23 (11.92%) CSS
11 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET
12 18 (9.33%) Node.js
13 17 (8.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (7.77%) JPA
15 14 (7.25%) HTML5
16 13 (6.74%) J2EE
17 12 (6.22%) Elastic Stack
18 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
18 11 (5.70%) Hibernate
18 11 (5.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.66%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (4.66%) User Experience
2 9 (4.66%) Web 2.0
3 7 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.07%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.04%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.04%) New Media
8 1 (0.52%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.52%) Interactive TV
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) IPTV
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.46%) Linux
2 34 (17.62%) Windows
3 17 (8.81%) Unix
4 12 (6.22%) Android
5 10 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.66%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.15%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.59%) AIX
9 4 (2.07%) HPUX
9 4 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.55%) CentOS
10 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.94%) Scrum
3 46 (23.83%) TDD
4 40 (20.73%) Software Engineering
5 33 (17.10%) BDD
6 28 (14.51%) OO
7 22 (11.40%) High Availability
7 22 (11.40%) OOP
8 21 (10.88%) MVC
9 18 (9.33%) Microservices
10 15 (7.77%) Case Management
10 15 (7.77%) DevOps
10 15 (7.77%) Information Security
11 14 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.25%) ITIL
11 14 (7.25%) ITIL V3
11 14 (7.25%) OOD
11 14 (7.25%) Workflow
12 13 (6.74%) Open Source
12 13 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
2 56 (29.02%) SQL
3 55 (28.50%) Java
4 33 (17.10%) C#
5 21 (10.88%) Python
6 15 (7.77%) Scala
7 10 (5.18%) PHP
8 7 (3.63%) Ruby
8 7 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.11%) VB
9 6 (3.11%) VB6
10 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.07%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.07%) Perl
11 3 (1.55%) C++
11 3 (1.55%) Groovy
11 3 (1.55%) Korn
11 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (10.36%) CISSP
2 11 (5.70%) SANS
2 11 (5.70%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.70%) SSCP
3 9 (4.66%) CISMP
4 7 (3.63%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) MCPD
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) COBIT
2 9 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.66%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.15%) ProxySG
1 8 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (4.15%) XenApp
2 6 (3.11%) Docker
3 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Kibana
2 11 (5.70%) logstash
3 10 (5.18%) QRadar
4 7 (3.63%) RSA enVision
5 6 (3.11%) Ansible
6 5 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.59%) Puppet
7 3 (1.55%) Terraform
8 2 (1.04%) SCCM
8 2 (1.04%) SCOM
8 2 (1.04%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.04%) SCSM
9 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.52%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 24 (12.44%) Oracle
2 23 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.81%) Cisco
4 15 (7.77%) ServiceNow
5 12 (6.22%) Apple
5 12 (6.22%) Splunk
6 11 (5.70%) Twitter
7 10 (5.18%) IBM
7 10 (5.18%) LogRhythm
7 10 (5.18%) VMware
8 9 (4.66%) Citrix
9 8 (4.15%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.63%) Google
10 7 (3.63%) Zend
11 6 (3.11%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.59%) NetApp
13 2 (1.04%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.04%) Sophos
13 2 (1.04%) Sybase
13 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
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