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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 28 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 83 90 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.42% 7.38% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.07% 22.73% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.23% +5.29%
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
376 396 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.56% 32.46% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 241 178
Average daily rate £325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £388 -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 7
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 67 (44.37%) XML
2 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (38.41%) JavaScript
4 52 (34.44%) SQL
4 52 (34.44%) .NET
5 50 (33.11%) Java
6 42 (27.81%) HTML
6 42 (27.81%) jQuery
7 40 (26.49%) SQL Server
7 40 (26.49%) CSS
8 39 (25.83%) C#
8 39 (25.83%) OO
8 39 (25.83%) Open Source
9 38 (25.17%) MVC
10 34 (22.52%) XSLT
10 34 (22.52%) Oracle
11 33 (21.85%) Scrum
12 32 (21.19%) Linux
13 31 (20.53%) SOA
14 30 (19.87%) SOAP
15 29 (19.21%) ASP.NET
15 29 (19.21%) TDD
16 27 (17.88%) Ajax
17 25 (16.56%) Subversion
18 24 (15.89%) Oracle Database
19 22 (14.57%) Git (software)
19 22 (14.57%) RESTful
19 22 (14.57%) PHP
20 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
20 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (5.96%) Apache
2 7 (4.64%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.97%) Confluence
4 5 (3.31%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (3.31%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.65%) IIS
6 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.32%) nginx
7 2 (1.32%) Drupal
7 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.32%) WordPress
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) Zope
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.31%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
2 6 (3.97%) AMQP
3 2 (1.32%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.32%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.66%) LAN
4 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.89%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.93%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.93%) MySQL
4 12 (7.95%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.28%) Big Data
5 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.64%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.97%) RavenDB
10 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.65%) SQLite
11 4 (2.65%) Redis
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Subversion
2 22 (14.57%) Git (software)
3 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio
4 14 (9.27%) Selenium
4 14 (9.27%) SoapUI
5 11 (7.28%) JIRA
6 10 (6.62%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.30%) Gradle
7 8 (5.30%) Ant
8 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (3.97%) Mercurial
9 6 (3.97%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (3.97%) JUnit
10 5 (3.31%) Xcode
10 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.31%) Axure RP
11 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (6.62%) Retail
2 8 (5.30%) Finance
3 5 (3.31%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
4 2 (1.32%) German Language
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (63.58%) Developer
2 20 (13.25%) .NET Developer
3 17 (11.26%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.27%) PHP Developer
5 13 (8.61%) C# Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Tester
7 9 (5.96%) Software Architect
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.96%) iOS Developer
8 8 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Analyst
11 5 (3.31%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.31%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.31%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.31%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.37%) XML
2 52 (34.44%) .NET
3 42 (27.81%) HTML
3 42 (27.81%) jQuery
4 40 (26.49%) CSS
5 34 (22.52%) XSLT
6 30 (19.87%) SOAP
7 29 (19.21%) ASP.NET
8 27 (17.88%) Ajax
9 22 (14.57%) RESTful
10 21 (13.91%) JSON
11 20 (13.25%) WCF
11 20 (13.25%) REST
12 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (11.92%) LAMP
13 16 (10.60%) .NET Framework
13 16 (10.60%) LINQ
14 14 (9.27%) CSS3
14 14 (9.27%) Spring
15 13 (8.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.83%) Open Source
2 19 (12.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.62%) Derivative
3 10 (6.62%) NHS
3 10 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.97%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.31%) User Experience
7 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.65%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.65%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.99%) iPad
8 3 (1.99%) iPhone
9 2 (1.32%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.32%) IPTV
9 2 (1.32%) GIS
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.32%) MHEG
10 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.19%) Linux
2 21 (13.91%) Windows
3 14 (9.27%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.96%) Android
5 8 (5.30%) UNIX
5 8 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.31%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.32%) HPUX
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 2 (1.32%) VMS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.83%) OO
3 38 (25.17%) MVC
4 33 (21.85%) Scrum
5 31 (20.53%) SOA
6 29 (19.21%) TDD
7 21 (13.91%) E-Commerce
8 18 (11.92%) Web Development
9 15 (9.93%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.61%) iOS Development
10 13 (8.61%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.96%) DevOps
11 9 (5.96%) Web Design
11 9 (5.96%) MapReduce
11 9 (5.96%) Workflow
12 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.30%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.64%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (38.41%) JavaScript
2 52 (34.44%) SQL
3 50 (33.11%) Java
4 39 (25.83%) C#
5 22 (14.57%) PHP
6 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.93%) Ruby
8 14 (9.27%) XPath
9 8 (5.30%) Python
10 6 (3.97%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.31%) C++
12 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.65%) Groovy
13 3 (1.99%) Perl
13 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.99%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.66%) PHP5
14 1 (0.66%) VB
14 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.91%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.65%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) vSphere
2 1 (0.66%) Varnish
2 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) Puppet
2 6 (3.97%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.32%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) Cacti
5 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (22.52%) Oracle
2 21 (13.91%) Red Hat
3 18 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.64%) Adobe
5 6 (3.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.65%) IBM
7 3 (1.99%) Kony
7 3 (1.99%) Twitter
7 3 (1.99%) VMware
7 3 (1.99%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.99%) HP
8 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.32%) ESRI
8 2 (1.32%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.32%) Percona
8 2 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.66%) hybris
9 1 (0.66%) Tableau
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago