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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 53 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 57 83 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.03% 6.34% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.56% 21.67% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 43
Average daily rate
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£416 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.64 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.25%
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
454 383 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.10% 29.26% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 249 219
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +7 1 £385 +26.22% 1
Altrincham 0 1 - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (45.13%) Java
2 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) JSON
4 44 (38.94%) HTML
5 42 (37.17%) TDD
6 41 (36.28%) REST
7 36 (31.86%) HTML5
8 31 (27.43%) CSS
9 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
10 27 (23.89%) Scrum
11 24 (21.24%) MVC
11 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
12 23 (20.35%) XML
12 23 (20.35%) SOA
12 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
13 22 (19.47%) Subversion
13 22 (19.47%) SOAP
13 22 (19.47%) SQL
13 22 (19.47%) CSS3
14 20 (17.70%) .NET
14 20 (17.70%) Spring
15 18 (15.93%) Android
16 17 (15.04%) Oracle
16 17 (15.04%) OO
16 17 (15.04%) Apple iOS
16 17 (15.04%) Android Development
17 16 (14.16%) iOS Development
17 16 (14.16%) SAML
17 16 (14.16%) OOP
17 16 (14.16%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (8.85%) Apache
2 8 (7.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.19%) CMS
3 7 (6.19%) Zope
3 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.42%) JBoss
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.42%) Node.js
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.54%) Liferay
5 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.65%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.77%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.88%) Mule
8 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) HTTP
2 7 (6.19%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
3 2 (1.77%) AMQP
4 1 (0.88%) HSRP
4 1 (0.88%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.88%) 802.11
4 1 (0.88%) MPLS
4 1 (0.88%) OSPF
4 1 (0.88%) BGP
4 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) MySQL
3 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.54%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.65%) SimpleDB
8 2 (1.77%) Big Data
8 2 (1.77%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.77%) SQLite
8 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Git (software)
2 22 (19.47%) Subversion
3 9 (7.96%) SoapUI
4 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.42%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.42%) JIRA
6 4 (3.54%) Gradle
6 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.65%) JUnit
7 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.77%) Ant
8 2 (1.77%) Selenium
8 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.77%) NUnit
8 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.88%) Hudson
9 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.88%) TestNG
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (67.26%) Developer
2 18 (15.93%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.04%) Architect
4 10 (8.85%) .NET Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Designer
7 7 (6.19%) Android Developer
8 6 (5.31%) iOS Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Perl Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Integration Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 4 (3.54%) SOA Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.54%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.65%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.82%) JSON
2 44 (38.94%) HTML
3 41 (36.28%) REST
4 36 (31.86%) HTML5
5 31 (27.43%) CSS
6 23 (20.35%) XML
7 22 (19.47%) SOAP
7 22 (19.47%) CSS3
8 20 (17.70%) .NET
8 20 (17.70%) Spring
9 16 (14.16%) SAML
9 16 (14.16%) J2EE
9 16 (14.16%) RESTful
10 15 (13.27%) OAuth
11 14 (12.39%) Middleware
12 12 (10.62%) jQuery
12 12 (10.62%) AngularJS
13 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET
13 11 (9.73%) WSDL
14 10 (8.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) User Experience
2 8 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.65%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.77%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Android
2 17 (15.04%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) TDD
3 27 (23.89%) Scrum
4 24 (21.24%) MVC
5 23 (20.35%) SOA
6 17 (15.04%) OO
6 17 (15.04%) Android Development
7 16 (14.16%) iOS Development
7 16 (14.16%) OOP
8 14 (12.39%) Mobile Development
9 10 (8.85%) BDD
10 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.19%) Open Source
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (5.31%) Web Development
13 6 (5.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.13%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
3 22 (19.47%) SQL
4 16 (14.16%) C#
5 9 (7.96%) Perl
6 7 (6.19%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.54%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) Groovy
9 3 (2.65%) Scala
9 3 (2.65%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) VBA
10 2 (1.77%) Ruby
10 2 (1.77%) PHP5
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CCIE
3 1 (0.88%) CCNP
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Squid
2 2 (1.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Puppet
1 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Oracle
2 14 (12.39%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (12.39%) EPiServer
3 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.08%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.19%) Sybase
6 5 (4.42%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (3.54%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.54%) IBM
8 2 (1.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.77%) Retek
8 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.77%) ATG
8 2 (1.77%) Stellent
8 2 (1.77%) VMware
8 2 (1.77%) Endeca
9 1 (0.88%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Zend
9 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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