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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 35 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 60 69 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.96% 5.57% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.00% 19.94% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.20%
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
353 346 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 27.93% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 209 151
Average daily rate £350 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 9 £375 - 1
Altrincham 0 1 - - 2
Stockport -3 1 - - 7
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.43%) Java
3 49 (35.00%) TDD
4 42 (30.00%) Scrum
5 40 (28.57%) SQL
6 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
7 38 (27.14%) JSON
8 36 (25.71%) .NET
9 35 (25.00%) XML
9 35 (25.00%) OO
10 34 (24.29%) CSS
10 34 (24.29%) HTML
10 34 (24.29%) Subversion
11 33 (23.57%) REST
12 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 29 (20.71%) SOA
13 29 (20.71%) MVC
13 29 (20.71%) Open Source
14 25 (17.86%) RESTful
15 24 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
16 23 (16.43%) Linux
16 23 (16.43%) C#
16 23 (16.43%) Oracle
17 22 (15.71%) SOAP
18 21 (15.00%) Spring
18 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
18 21 (15.00%) MySQL
18 21 (15.00%) HTML5
19 20 (14.29%) NoSQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.00%) Apache
2 8 (5.71%) CMS
2 8 (5.71%) Zope
3 7 (5.00%) Confluence
3 7 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.86%) JBoss
5 4 (2.86%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.43%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.43%) WordPress
7 2 (1.43%) Drupal
7 2 (1.43%) nginx
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.43%) Liferay
7 2 (1.43%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.43%) Node.js
7 2 (1.43%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.71%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 9 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) IaaS
2 3 (2.14%) SaaS
2 3 (2.14%) PaaS
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (5.00%) AMQP
3 5 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
4 2 (1.43%) LAN
4 2 (1.43%) Firewall
4 2 (1.43%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.71%) HSRP
5 1 (0.71%) IPsec
5 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) 802.11
5 1 (0.71%) MPLS
5 1 (0.71%) OSPF
5 1 (0.71%) BGP
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.00%) MySQL
3 20 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 12 (8.57%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.57%) Big Data
6 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.57%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.86%) SimpleDB
10 4 (2.86%) Redis
11 3 (2.14%) RavenDB
11 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.43%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (24.29%) Subversion
2 24 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 13 (9.29%) Visual Studio
5 10 (7.14%) Selenium
5 10 (7.14%) JIRA
5 10 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.14%) Gradle
6 9 (6.43%) Ant
7 8 (5.71%) JUnit
8 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.00%) Mercurial
8 7 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.14%) Xcode
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.43%) Maven
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Retail
3 4 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Back Office
4 2 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (58.57%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Architect
3 15 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (7.14%) Tester
4 10 (7.14%) Software Architect
5 9 (6.43%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 7 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Perl Developer
6 7 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 7 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Android Developer
7 5 (3.57%) Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 4 (2.86%) PHP Developer
8 4 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.14%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.14%) JSON
2 36 (25.71%) .NET
3 35 (25.00%) XML
4 34 (24.29%) CSS
4 34 (24.29%) HTML
5 33 (23.57%) REST
6 25 (17.86%) RESTful
7 22 (15.71%) SOAP
8 21 (15.00%) Spring
8 21 (15.00%) HTML5
9 20 (14.29%) CSS3
10 18 (12.86%) ASP.NET
11 16 (11.43%) J2EE
12 15 (10.71%) jQuery
13 12 (8.57%) Ajax
13 12 (8.57%) WCF
14 11 (7.86%) Memcached
14 11 (7.86%) Catalyst
14 11 (7.86%) Mason
14 11 (7.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Open Source
2 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.86%) NHS
6 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.14%) Derivative
7 2 (1.43%) GIS
7 2 (1.43%) IPTV
7 2 (1.43%) iPhone
7 2 (1.43%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.43%) MHEG
7 2 (1.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.43%) Linux
2 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 18 (12.86%) Android
4 15 (10.71%) Windows
5 9 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.57%) UNIX
7 2 (1.43%) HPUX
7 2 (1.43%) VMS
7 2 (1.43%) CentOS
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.00%) TDD
3 42 (30.00%) Scrum
4 35 (25.00%) OO
5 29 (20.71%) SOA
5 29 (20.71%) MVC
6 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 19 (13.57%) iOS Development
7 19 (13.57%) OOP
8 17 (12.14%) Android Development
9 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.29%) Mobile Development
10 13 (9.29%) Web Development
11 11 (7.86%) MapReduce
12 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.43%) Kanban
13 9 (6.43%) Project Management
14 8 (5.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.43%) Java
2 40 (28.57%) SQL
3 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.43%) C#
5 15 (10.71%) PHP
6 13 (9.29%) Ruby
7 11 (7.86%) Perl
7 11 (7.86%) Python
8 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.71%) Objective-C
10 7 (5.00%) Groovy
11 5 (3.57%) C++
12 3 (2.14%) PHP5
12 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.43%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.71%) Scala
14 1 (0.71%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Degree
2 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) ISEB
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.71%) CCIE
4 1 (0.71%) CCNP
4 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.43%) Squid
1 2 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Puppet
2 7 (5.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.43%) Nagios
4 2 (1.43%) Cacti
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) Salt
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.71%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 23 (16.43%) Oracle
2 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.86%) IBM
4 4 (2.86%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.14%) Twitter
5 3 (2.14%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.14%) VMware
5 3 (2.14%) Sybase
6 2 (1.43%) ESRI
6 2 (1.43%) HP
6 2 (1.43%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) OpenTV
6 2 (1.43%) Percona
7 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) hybris
7 1 (0.71%) Kony
7 1 (0.71%) Zend
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