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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 30 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 78 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.55% 6.49% 7.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.98% 21.68% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 34 60
Average daily rate
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£340 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £394 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+23.18% -
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
411 346 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.25% 29.96% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 211 267
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £11.25 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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
Bury - 4 £225 -
Altrincham +2 2 £450 +41.73% 3
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 72 (45.57%) XML
2 70 (44.30%) .NET
3 68 (43.04%) JavaScript
4 57 (36.08%) C#
5 53 (33.54%) SQL Server
5 53 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (32.91%) MVC
7 50 (31.65%) CSS
7 50 (31.65%) jQuery
8 49 (31.01%) HTML
9 45 (28.48%) SQL
10 44 (27.85%) XSLT
11 43 (27.22%) Java
12 42 (26.58%) OO
13 39 (24.68%) Oracle
13 39 (24.68%) ASP.NET
14 36 (22.78%) Linux
15 35 (22.15%) WCF
16 32 (20.25%) Scrum
17 31 (19.62%) Visual Studio
18 30 (18.99%) Open Source
19 29 (18.35%) Subversion
19 29 (18.35%) Ajax
20 28 (17.72%) TDD
20 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
21 26 (16.46%) Windows
22 25 (15.82%) PHP
22 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
22 25 (15.82%) Oracle Database
23 24 (15.19%) SOAP

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (7.59%) IIS
2 8 (5.06%) Confluence
2 8 (5.06%) CMS
3 6 (3.80%) Apache
4 4 (2.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.53%) Orchard CMS
4 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.90%) JBoss
5 3 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.27%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.63%) Mule
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) AMQP
2 4 (2.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.82%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.06%) Big Data
5 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.06%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.43%) MySQL
7 5 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.16%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.53%) Redis
8 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.90%) SQLite
9 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (19.62%) Visual Studio
2 29 (18.35%) Subversion
3 25 (15.82%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (8.23%) JIRA
5 13 (8.23%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.96%) Selenium
7 9 (5.70%) JUnit
7 9 (5.70%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (3.80%) Gradle
9 6 (3.80%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.16%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.53%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.53%) MSTest
11 4 (2.53%) NetBeans
12 3 (1.90%) Xcode
12 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.90%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (8.23%) Retail
2 8 (5.06%) Finance
3 4 (2.53%) Back Office
3 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) German Language
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 109 (68.99%) Developer
2 27 (17.09%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.03%) PHP Developer
4 15 (9.49%) C# Developer
4 15 (9.49%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.96%) Architect
6 10 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Software Architect
8 8 (5.06%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Tester
9 7 (4.43%) Release Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Configuration and Release Manager
10 6 (3.80%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.16%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.16%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (45.57%) XML
2 70 (44.30%) .NET
3 50 (31.65%) CSS
3 50 (31.65%) jQuery
4 49 (31.01%) HTML
5 44 (27.85%) XSLT
6 39 (24.68%) ASP.NET
7 35 (22.15%) WCF
8 29 (18.35%) Ajax
9 24 (15.19%) SOAP
10 23 (14.56%) .NET Framework
10 23 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (13.92%) REST
12 19 (12.03%) LAMP
13 18 (11.39%) JSON
14 16 (10.13%) RESTful
14 16 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
14 16 (10.13%) XSD
14 16 (10.13%) LINQ
15 15 (9.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Open Source
2 15 (9.49%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.23%) Derivative
4 9 (5.70%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.06%) NHS
6 6 (3.80%) User Experience
6 6 (3.80%) Web 2.0
7 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.27%) New Media
10 2 (1.27%) GIS
11 1 (0.63%) IPTV
11 1 (0.63%) Replication
11 1 (0.63%) Animation
11 1 (0.63%) iPhone
11 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.78%) Linux
2 26 (16.46%) Windows
3 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.70%) Android
5 8 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.16%) UNIX
7 4 (2.53%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.27%) VMS
8 2 (1.27%) HPUX
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.91%) MVC
3 42 (26.58%) OO
4 32 (20.25%) Scrum
5 28 (17.72%) TDD
6 23 (14.56%) SOA
7 17 (10.76%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.13%) Web Development
9 15 (9.49%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.96%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.96%) Workflow
10 11 (6.96%) iOS Development
11 10 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.70%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.70%) Regression Testing
12 9 (5.70%) DevOps
13 7 (4.43%) Web Design
13 7 (4.43%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.43%) Android Development
14 6 (3.80%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.04%) JavaScript
2 57 (36.08%) C#
3 45 (28.48%) SQL
4 43 (27.22%) Java
5 25 (15.82%) PHP
6 20 (12.66%) T-SQL
7 14 (8.86%) Ruby
7 14 (8.86%) XPath
8 10 (6.33%) Python
9 9 (5.70%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.43%) C++
11 6 (3.80%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.53%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.27%) Scala
13 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.63%) PHP5
14 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.33%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) HL7
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) vSphere
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Varnish
2 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (24.68%) Oracle
2 28 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.92%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.06%) Atlassian
5 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 6 (3.80%) Adobe
6 3 (1.90%) VMware
6 3 (1.90%) HP
6 3 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.27%) Kony
7 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.27%) ESRI
7 2 (1.27%) Google
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos
8 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.63%) Symbian
8 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
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