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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 31 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 103 72 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.67% 5.08% 8.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.96% 19.00% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
516 379 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.41% 26.73% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 260 227
Average daily rate £353 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.11 £32.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Salford - 11 £425 - 1
Bolton -4 2 £340 -12.25% 2
Stockport - 1 £375 - 6
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (52.71%) Java
3 88 (43.35%) TDD
3 88 (43.35%) JSON
4 85 (41.87%) Scrum
5 77 (37.93%) REST
6 76 (37.44%) XML
7 73 (35.96%) HTML
8 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
9 65 (32.02%) SQL
10 61 (30.05%) RESTful
11 55 (27.09%) BDD
12 52 (25.62%) HTML5
12 52 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
13 44 (21.67%) Git (software)
14 42 (20.69%) NoSQL
14 42 (20.69%) Subversion
15 40 (19.70%) Linux
16 39 (19.21%) CSS
17 36 (17.73%) MVC
17 36 (17.73%) Scala
18 34 (16.75%) .NET
18 34 (16.75%) HTTP
19 32 (15.76%) C#
20 30 (14.78%) High Availability
21 29 (14.29%) AngularJS
21 29 (14.29%) JIRA
21 29 (14.29%) jQuery
21 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 27 (13.30%) EPiServer

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.91%) WebLogic
1 12 (5.91%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (4.93%) Node.js
4 9 (4.43%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.45%) CMS
6 5 (2.46%) JBoss
7 4 (1.97%) Confluence
7 4 (1.97%) IIS
8 3 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.99%) Apache
9 2 (0.99%) CloudStack
9 2 (0.99%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.99%) SAS
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (25.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.46%) SaaS
4 4 (1.97%) GitHub
5 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.75%) HTTP
2 9 (4.43%) SSL
2 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.94%) DNS
3 8 (3.94%) Internet
3 8 (3.94%) SMTP
3 8 (3.94%) SNMP
4 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) H.323
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) VoIP
5 1 (0.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.69%) NoSQL
2 22 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 20 (9.85%) MySQL
4 14 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.42%) DB2
6 10 (4.93%) GIS
7 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.48%) Big Data
11 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.99%) QGIS
12 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.99%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.99%) SQLite
12 2 (0.99%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 44 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 42 (20.69%) Subversion
3 29 (14.29%) JIRA
4 19 (9.36%) JUnit
5 17 (8.37%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.37%) Selenium
6 16 (7.88%) Cucumber
7 14 (6.90%) Gradle
8 12 (5.91%) Maven
9 8 (3.94%) JBehave
9 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.96%) NUnit
10 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.46%) Grunt
11 5 (2.46%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.46%) MSTest
12 4 (1.97%) GitLab
12 4 (1.97%) Mocha
12 4 (1.97%) Xcode
General
1 16 (7.88%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Banking
3 5 (2.46%) Games
4 2 (0.99%) Advertising
4 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.99%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (70.94%) Developer
2 41 (20.20%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.33%) Architect
4 20 (9.85%) .NET Developer
5 18 (8.87%) Scala Developer
6 15 (7.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (6.40%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Java Scala Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.43%) GIS Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.94%) Consultant
10 8 (3.94%) Integration Architect
10 8 (3.94%) Integration Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.45%) iOS Android Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (43.35%) JSON
2 77 (37.93%) REST
3 76 (37.44%) XML
4 73 (35.96%) HTML
5 61 (30.05%) RESTful
6 52 (25.62%) HTML5
7 39 (19.21%) CSS
8 34 (16.75%) .NET
9 29 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 29 (14.29%) jQuery
10 24 (11.82%) SOAP
11 20 (9.85%) XSLT
12 19 (9.36%) CSS3
12 19 (9.36%) SAML
13 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
13 18 (8.87%) OAuth
14 16 (7.88%) Spring
15 14 (6.90%) .NET Framework
16 12 (5.91%) Ajax
16 12 (5.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.87%) User Experience
2 14 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.46%) iPad
6 3 (1.48%) Social Media
6 3 (1.48%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.99%) CMDB
7 2 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Interactive TV
7 2 (0.99%) IPTV
7 2 (0.99%) MHEG
7 2 (0.99%) New Media
7 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.70%) Linux
2 25 (12.32%) Windows
3 19 (9.36%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.37%) Android
4 17 (8.37%) Unix
5 15 (7.39%) AIX
6 8 (3.94%) Solaris
7 7 (3.45%) Mac OS
7 7 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 7 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (43.35%) TDD
3 85 (41.87%) Scrum
4 55 (27.09%) BDD
5 36 (17.73%) MVC
6 30 (14.78%) High Availability
7 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 25 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (12.32%) SDLC
9 20 (9.85%) Front End Development
9 20 (9.85%) OO
10 18 (8.87%) OOP
10 18 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (7.88%) iOS Development
11 16 (7.88%) Open Source
12 15 (7.39%) Microservices
13 13 (6.40%) SOA
13 13 (6.40%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.91%) Project Management
14 12 (5.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 107 (52.71%) Java
2 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 65 (32.02%) SQL
4 36 (17.73%) Scala
5 32 (15.76%) C#
6 25 (12.32%) Objective-C
7 19 (9.36%) Python
8 10 (4.93%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.43%) C++
10 8 (3.94%) XPath
11 7 (3.45%) C
11 7 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.46%) Ruby
14 4 (1.97%) PHP
15 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.99%) R
15 2 (0.99%) VB
16 1 (0.49%) FQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) CISSP
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) MCPD
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) vSphere
3 2 (0.99%) Xen
3 2 (0.99%) XenServer
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Cobbler
2 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (13.30%) EPiServer
2 21 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.85%) Oracle
4 17 (8.37%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.94%) ESRI
5 8 (3.94%) IBM
6 6 (2.96%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.97%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.97%) hybris
8 3 (1.48%) OpenText
9 2 (0.99%) Adobe
9 2 (0.99%) EnterpriseDB
9 2 (0.99%) Google
9 2 (0.99%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.99%) Tableau
10 1 (0.49%) Assembla
10 1 (0.49%) HP
10 1 (0.49%) Talend
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