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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 30 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 86 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.74% 4.02% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.55% 17.48% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 36
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.76%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
440 349 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.23% 23.02% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 222 207
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport 0 10 £300 - 4
Salford -15 1 £425 +13.33%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 120 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.84%) Java
3 80 (43.01%) TDD
4 76 (40.86%) Scrum
4 76 (40.86%) XML
5 61 (32.80%) JavaScript
6 59 (31.72%) REST
7 57 (30.65%) SQL
8 47 (25.27%) BDD
9 46 (24.73%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (24.19%) JSON
11 44 (23.66%) NoSQL
12 41 (22.04%) RESTful
12 41 (22.04%) HTML
13 34 (18.28%) CSS
14 33 (17.74%) Linux
14 33 (17.74%) Software Engineering
15 30 (16.13%) Finance
15 30 (16.13%) Open Source
16 29 (15.59%) AngularJS
16 29 (15.59%) Python
16 29 (15.59%) HTTP
16 29 (15.59%) Oracle
16 29 (15.59%) MVC
17 28 (15.05%) .NET
17 28 (15.05%) SDLC
18 27 (14.52%) Scala
18 27 (14.52%) Spring
19 23 (12.37%) JIRA
19 23 (12.37%) XSLT

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 21 (11.29%) Node.js
2 16 (8.60%) GeoServer
3 14 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 12 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (4.30%) Confluence
5 8 (4.30%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.61%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.08%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.08%) CMS
8 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.08%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) Apache
9 1 (0.54%) Drupal
9 1 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) SPSS
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 46 (24.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.61%) GitHub
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.59%) HTTP
2 8 (4.30%) SSL
2 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.76%) DNS
3 7 (3.76%) SMTP
3 7 (3.76%) SNMP
4 3 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) H.323
5 1 (0.54%) LAN
5 1 (0.54%) Skype
5 1 (0.54%) VoIP
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (23.66%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.60%) GIS
4 11 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.30%) MySQL
7 7 (3.76%) DB2
8 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.15%) Big Data
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.08%) DataStage
10 2 (1.08%) QGIS
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.08%) Redis
10 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.08%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.37%) JIRA
2 21 (11.29%) Subversion
3 19 (10.22%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.68%) JUnit
5 15 (8.06%) Selenium
6 10 (5.38%) Mocha
7 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.76%) Gradle
8 6 (3.23%) Maven
9 4 (2.15%) Ant
9 4 (2.15%) GitLab
9 4 (2.15%) JBehave
10 3 (1.61%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.08%) Grunt
11 2 (1.08%) MSTest
11 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
11 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (16.13%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Local Government
4 6 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.15%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.61%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (71.51%) Developer
2 40 (21.51%) Java Developer
3 18 (9.68%) Scala Developer
4 15 (8.06%) Node.js Developer
5 13 (6.99%) GIS Developer
6 12 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.45%) Analyst
7 10 (5.38%) Architect
7 10 (5.38%) Java Scala Developer
7 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.30%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.76%) Consultant
9 7 (3.76%) Digital Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Digital Business Analyst
9 7 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.86%) XML
2 59 (31.72%) REST
3 45 (24.19%) JSON
4 41 (22.04%) HTML
4 41 (22.04%) RESTful
5 34 (18.28%) CSS
6 29 (15.59%) AngularJS
7 28 (15.05%) .NET
8 27 (14.52%) Spring
9 23 (12.37%) XSLT
10 19 (10.22%) SOAP
11 18 (9.68%) HTML5
11 18 (9.68%) jQuery
12 17 (9.14%) J2EE
13 16 (8.60%) PostGIS
14 14 (7.53%) OpenLayers
15 13 (6.99%) Java EE
15 13 (6.99%) Leaflet
15 13 (6.99%) Middleware
16 12 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) User Experience
2 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.69%) IVR
5 4 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.15%) iPad
5 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.15%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.61%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.61%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.61%) IPTV
6 3 (1.61%) MHEG
6 3 (1.61%) Social Media
6 3 (1.61%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.08%) New Media
7 2 (1.08%) NHS
7 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.74%) Linux
2 13 (6.99%) Unix
2 13 (6.99%) Windows
3 10 (5.38%) AIX
4 7 (3.76%) Solaris
5 5 (2.69%) Android
6 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.01%) TDD
3 76 (40.86%) Scrum
4 47 (25.27%) BDD
5 33 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 30 (16.13%) Open Source
7 29 (15.59%) MVC
8 28 (15.05%) SDLC
9 22 (11.83%) High Availability
10 21 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (8.06%) Web Development
13 14 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.45%) Kanban
15 11 (5.91%) SOA
16 10 (5.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (5.38%) Front End Development
16 10 (5.38%) Microservices
17 9 (4.84%) OO
17 9 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (54.84%) Java
2 61 (32.80%) JavaScript
3 57 (30.65%) SQL
4 29 (15.59%) Python
5 27 (14.52%) Scala
6 16 (8.60%) C#
7 10 (5.38%) Ruby
8 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.76%) PHP
11 6 (3.23%) C++
11 6 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.69%) C
12 5 (2.69%) XPath
13 4 (2.15%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.08%) Go
14 2 (1.08%) LotusScript
14 2 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.30%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.76%) Degree
4 3 (1.61%) CISSP
5 2 (1.08%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.06%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.08%) vSphere
2 2 (1.08%) Xen
2 2 (1.08%) XenServer
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.08%) Cobbler
2 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) Oracle
2 15 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.53%) ESRI
4 12 (6.45%) IBM
5 5 (2.69%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.15%) hybris
7 3 (1.61%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.61%) Lotus
7 3 (1.61%) OpenTV
7 3 (1.61%) Talend
8 2 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.08%) Tableau
8 2 (1.08%) Zend
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
9 1 (0.54%) Avaya
9 1 (0.54%) Citrix
9 1 (0.54%) Google
9 1 (0.54%) HP
9 1 (0.54%) VMware
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £275-£325 a day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago