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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 38 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 60 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.98% 6.29% 5.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 23.95% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 44
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £277 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +28.94%
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
330 334 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.91% 26.28% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 207 174
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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
Salford +2 5 £375 +30.43% 1
Stockport -2 1 - - 5
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.15%) Java
3 46 (37.40%) TDD
4 39 (31.71%) JSON
5 38 (30.89%) REST
6 36 (29.27%) Scrum
7 34 (27.64%) SQL
8 32 (26.02%) CSS
8 32 (26.02%) Subversion
9 31 (25.20%) HTML
10 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
10 30 (24.39%) XML
11 27 (21.95%) SOA
12 26 (21.14%) OO
12 26 (21.14%) SOAP
13 25 (20.33%) Oracle
13 25 (20.33%) HTML5
14 24 (19.51%) CSS3
14 24 (19.51%) Spring
15 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
16 22 (17.89%) MySQL
17 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.07%) .NET
17 21 (17.07%) RESTful
18 20 (16.26%) Open Source
18 20 (16.26%) MVC
19 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
20 18 (14.63%) Android
20 18 (14.63%) J2EE
20 18 (14.63%) Apple iOS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (10.57%) Apache
2 12 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.32%) Zope
4 8 (6.50%) CMS
5 6 (4.88%) Confluence
5 6 (4.88%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.07%) JBoss
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (3.25%) Node.js
7 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.25%) Liferay
8 3 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.63%) WordPress
9 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.81%) Mule
10 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Internet
2 8 (6.50%) HTTP
3 6 (4.88%) AMQP
4 2 (1.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.63%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) 802.11
5 1 (0.81%) MPLS
5 1 (0.81%) OSPF
5 1 (0.81%) BGP
5 1 (0.81%) IPsec
5 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.81%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) MySQL
2 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.82%) Oracle Database
4 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.88%) Big Data
6 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.88%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.07%) SimpleDB
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Subversion
2 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.20%) SoapUI
4 9 (7.32%) Gradle
5 8 (6.50%) JIRA
6 7 (5.69%) Ant
6 7 (5.69%) JUnit
6 7 (5.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.69%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.88%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.88%) Selenium
7 6 (4.88%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.44%) Xcode
9 2 (1.63%) Maven
10 1 (0.81%) Log4j
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.81%) MSTest
10 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (65.85%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Java Developer
3 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.13%) Architect
5 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Perl Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Tester
7 7 (5.69%) Android Developer
7 7 (5.69%) iOS Developer
8 6 (4.88%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.07%) Designer
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 4 (3.25%) SOA Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Java Architect
10 4 (3.25%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.71%) JSON
2 38 (30.89%) REST
3 32 (26.02%) CSS
4 31 (25.20%) HTML
5 30 (24.39%) XML
6 26 (21.14%) SOAP
7 25 (20.33%) HTML5
8 24 (19.51%) CSS3
8 24 (19.51%) Spring
9 21 (17.07%) .NET
9 21 (17.07%) RESTful
10 18 (14.63%) J2EE
11 14 (11.38%) Middleware
12 12 (9.76%) XSLT
12 12 (9.76%) JMS
12 12 (9.76%) Mason
12 12 (9.76%) Catalyst
13 11 (8.94%) jQuery
13 11 (8.94%) Memcached
13 11 (8.94%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.69%) Video on Demand
4 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.44%) Derivative
7 2 (1.63%) iPad
7 2 (1.63%) iPhone
7 2 (1.63%) MHEG
7 2 (1.63%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.81%) Informatics
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Android
1 18 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 12 (9.76%) Linux
3 9 (7.32%) Windows
4 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.81%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) TDD
3 36 (29.27%) Scrum
4 27 (21.95%) SOA
5 26 (21.14%) OO
6 20 (16.26%) MVC
6 20 (16.26%) Open Source
7 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
8 17 (13.82%) OOP
8 17 (13.82%) Android Development
8 17 (13.82%) iOS Development
9 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
10 15 (12.20%) Mobile Development
11 11 (8.94%) MapReduce
11 11 (8.94%) Web Development
12 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.13%) SDLC
13 8 (6.50%) BDD
13 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.15%) Java
2 34 (27.64%) SQL
3 30 (24.39%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.20%) C#
5 12 (9.76%) Perl
6 10 (8.13%) PHP
7 8 (6.50%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.69%) Groovy
9 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.25%) Python
11 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.44%) Ruby
12 2 (1.63%) PHP5
12 2 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) ISEB
4 2 (1.63%) PMP
4 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CCIE
5 1 (0.81%) CCNP
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Squid
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Puppet
2 6 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.88%) TIBCO
4 6 (4.88%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.07%) Sybase
5 5 (4.07%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.25%) IBM
7 3 (2.44%) Sitecore
7 3 (2.44%) Twitter
8 2 (1.63%) Tableau
8 2 (1.63%) Retek
8 2 (1.63%) ATG
8 2 (1.63%) Stellent
8 2 (1.63%) OpenTV
8 2 (1.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.63%) Endeca
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
9 1 (0.81%) Adobe
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
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