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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 40 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 64 77 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.88% 5.62% 6.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.41% 20.32% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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
390 379 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.67% 27.64% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 237 151
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £135.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £135.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 April 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 April 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 +3 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Altrincham 0 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 3
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 66 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) Java
3 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.22%) TDD
4 40 (28.78%) SQL
4 40 (28.78%) .NET
5 37 (26.62%) Scrum
6 36 (25.90%) JSON
7 35 (25.18%) HTML
7 35 (25.18%) XML
7 35 (25.18%) OO
8 33 (23.74%) CSS
9 32 (23.02%) MVC
10 31 (22.30%) REST
11 30 (21.58%) Open Source
11 30 (21.58%) SQL Server
12 29 (20.86%) Subversion
13 28 (20.14%) C#
13 28 (20.14%) SOA
14 26 (18.71%) SOAP
15 24 (17.27%) Linux
15 24 (17.27%) jQuery
16 23 (16.55%) Oracle
17 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET
17 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (15.11%) RESTful
19 20 (14.39%) NoSQL
19 20 (14.39%) Apple iOS
19 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
19 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (10.07%) Apache
2 8 (5.76%) CMS
2 8 (5.76%) Zope
3 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.04%) Confluence
4 4 (2.88%) JBoss
4 4 (2.88%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.44%) Drupal
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.44%) nginx
6 2 (1.44%) Liferay
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.44%) WordPress
6 2 (1.44%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.44%) Orchard CMS
6 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.72%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) SaaS
2 3 (2.16%) PaaS
2 3 (2.16%) IaaS
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) Internet
2 7 (5.04%) AMQP
3 3 (2.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.44%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.44%) LAN
4 2 (1.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.72%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.39%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.67%) MySQL
4 16 (11.51%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.63%) Big Data
5 12 (8.63%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
7 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.04%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.60%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.88%) SimpleDB
11 4 (2.88%) Redis
12 3 (2.16%) Couchbase
12 3 (2.16%) RavenDB
12 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (1.44%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Subversion
2 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.07%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.35%) SoapUI
5 11 (7.91%) Cucumber
6 10 (7.19%) Selenium
6 10 (7.19%) JIRA
7 9 (6.47%) Ant
7 9 (6.47%) Gradle
8 7 (5.04%) JUnit
8 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.04%) Mercurial
9 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (2.16%) Xcode
11 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.04%) Retail
2 5 (3.60%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Back Office
4 2 (1.44%) Games
4 2 (1.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (59.71%) Developer
2 17 (12.23%) .NET Developer
2 17 (12.23%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Architect
4 10 (7.19%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Tester
5 9 (6.47%) Software Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Software Architect
5 9 (6.47%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (5.04%) iOS Developer
7 6 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Perl Developer
7 6 (4.32%) QA Tester
8 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.88%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Android Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.78%) .NET
2 36 (25.90%) JSON
3 35 (25.18%) HTML
3 35 (25.18%) XML
4 33 (23.74%) CSS
5 31 (22.30%) REST
6 26 (18.71%) SOAP
7 24 (17.27%) jQuery
8 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET
9 21 (15.11%) RESTful
10 17 (12.23%) CSS3
10 17 (12.23%) Ajax
11 16 (11.51%) Spring
11 16 (11.51%) HTML5
11 16 (11.51%) WCF
12 13 (9.35%) Memcached
12 13 (9.35%) XSLT
13 12 (8.63%) .NET Framework
13 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (7.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.58%) Open Source
2 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.32%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.60%) NHS
5 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.16%) User Experience
7 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.16%) Derivative
7 3 (2.16%) iPad
7 3 (2.16%) iPhone
8 2 (1.44%) MHEG
8 2 (1.44%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.44%) IPTV
8 2 (1.44%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.44%) GIS
8 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.72%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.27%) Linux
2 20 (14.39%) Apple iOS
3 17 (12.23%) Windows
4 16 (11.51%) Android
5 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.04%) UNIX
7 2 (1.44%) HPUX
7 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.44%) CentOS
7 2 (1.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.22%) TDD
3 37 (26.62%) Scrum
4 35 (25.18%) OO
5 32 (23.02%) MVC
6 28 (20.14%) SOA
7 20 (14.39%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.67%) iOS Development
9 17 (12.23%) E-Commerce
10 16 (11.51%) OOP
11 15 (10.79%) Web Development
11 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.79%) Android Development
12 11 (7.91%) Mobile Development
12 11 (7.91%) MapReduce
13 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.47%) Project Management
14 8 (5.76%) DevOps
14 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 61 (43.88%) Java
2 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 40 (28.78%) SQL
4 28 (20.14%) C#
5 14 (10.07%) Ruby
6 13 (9.35%) PHP
7 11 (7.91%) T-SQL
8 10 (7.19%) Perl
8 10 (7.19%) Python
9 9 (6.47%) Objective-C
10 6 (4.32%) Groovy
11 5 (3.60%) C++
11 5 (3.60%) XPath
12 3 (2.16%) PHP5
12 3 (2.16%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) ISEB
4 1 (0.72%) PMP
4 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) Squid
1 2 (1.44%) vSphere
2 1 (0.72%) Varnish
2 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Puppet
2 7 (5.04%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) Nagios
4 2 (1.44%) Cacti
5 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.04%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.88%) VMware
5 4 (2.88%) IBM
6 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.16%) Adobe
6 3 (2.16%) HP
6 3 (2.16%) Twitter
7 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.44%) ESRI
7 2 (1.44%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.44%) Percona
7 2 (1.44%) Google
8 1 (0.72%) hybris
8 1 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.72%) Sybase
8 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
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