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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 93 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.05% 5.10% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.66% 16.67% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 50
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
393 366 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.80% 30.63% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 221 246
Average daily rate £325 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 3 £305 -10.94% 1
Stockport -4 3 £275 - 9
Altrincham - 3 £325 -
Bolton - 1 £205 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 76 (45.78%) .NET
2 75 (45.18%) C#
3 63 (37.95%) JavaScript
4 61 (36.75%) HTML
5 55 (33.13%) CSS
6 54 (32.53%) ASP.NET
6 54 (32.53%) MVC
7 53 (31.93%) SQL Server
8 49 (29.52%) XML
9 48 (28.92%) WCF
10 44 (26.51%) jQuery
10 44 (26.51%) Oracle
11 39 (23.49%) SQL
12 36 (21.69%) Java
13 35 (21.08%) OO
14 30 (18.07%) TDD
15 29 (17.47%) HTML5
16 27 (16.27%) SOAP
17 26 (15.66%) XSLT
17 26 (15.66%) Scrum
18 24 (14.46%) Visual Studio
18 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
19 23 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (13.86%) Finance
20 22 (13.25%) Windows
20 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
21 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
22 19 (11.45%) Linux
22 19 (11.45%) Ajax
23 18 (10.84%) XHTML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (6.63%) IIS
2 9 (5.42%) CMS
3 6 (3.61%) Apache
3 6 (3.61%) Confluence
4 5 (3.01%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Node.js
7 1 (0.60%) Mule
7 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.60%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.60%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.60%) Route 53
4 1 (0.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) Internet
2 4 (2.41%) AMQP
3 3 (1.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.60%) DMZ
4 1 (0.60%) CTI
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.43%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.63%) MySQL
5 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.81%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (1.20%) SQLPlus
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.60%) Big Data
10 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.64%) Eclipse
3 15 (9.04%) Subversion
4 12 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (6.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.42%) JIRA
7 7 (4.22%) JUnit
8 6 (3.61%) NetBeans
8 6 (3.61%) MSTest
9 5 (3.01%) Mercurial
10 4 (2.41%) Gradle
11 2 (1.20%) Selenium
11 2 (1.20%) NUnit
11 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.20%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.60%) Hudson
12 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (13.86%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
2 9 (5.42%) Back Office
3 8 (4.82%) Front Office
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.61%) Games
6 3 (1.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 129 (77.71%) Developer
2 42 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 23 (13.86%) C# Developer
4 19 (11.45%) Web Developer
5 18 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Portal Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (6.63%) PHP Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Oracle Portal Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Analyst
11 6 (3.61%) Configuration Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Release Manager
11 6 (3.61%) Configuration and Release Manager
12 5 (3.01%) Consultant
12 5 (3.01%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (45.78%) .NET
2 61 (36.75%) HTML
3 55 (33.13%) CSS
4 54 (32.53%) ASP.NET
5 49 (29.52%) XML
6 48 (28.92%) WCF
7 44 (26.51%) jQuery
8 29 (17.47%) HTML5
9 27 (16.27%) SOAP
10 26 (15.66%) XSLT
11 24 (14.46%) .NET Framework
12 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (11.45%) Ajax
14 18 (10.84%) XHTML
15 16 (9.64%) XSD
16 14 (8.43%) WebCenter
16 14 (8.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (7.83%) REST
17 13 (7.83%) RESTful
18 12 (7.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.64%) Mainframe
2 14 (8.43%) Open Source
3 6 (3.61%) Derivative
4 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) IPTV
5 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.41%) Animation
5 4 (2.41%) New Media
6 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.81%) RIA
6 3 (1.81%) Telematics
6 3 (1.81%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (1.20%) W3C
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.20%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) DataPower
8 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.25%) Windows
2 19 (11.45%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Fedora
4 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) UNIX
6 1 (0.60%) SUSE
6 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.53%) MVC
2 35 (21.08%) OO
3 30 (18.07%) TDD
4 26 (15.66%) Scrum
5 23 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (6.63%) E-Commerce
6 11 (6.63%) OOP
7 10 (6.02%) Software Engineering
7 10 (6.02%) Web Development
8 8 (4.82%) User Stories
9 7 (4.22%) BDD
9 7 (4.22%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.22%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.22%) CRM
10 6 (3.61%) Web Design
10 6 (3.61%) OOD
10 6 (3.61%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.01%) SOA
11 5 (3.01%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (45.18%) C#
2 63 (37.95%) JavaScript
3 39 (23.49%) SQL
4 36 (21.69%) Java
5 14 (8.43%) PHP
6 13 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.63%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.01%) XPath
10 4 (2.41%) Python
11 3 (1.81%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.81%) Ruby
12 2 (1.20%) C++
12 2 (1.20%) ABAP
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
13 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) Perl
13 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.42%) Degree
3 8 (4.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) HL7
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (26.51%) Oracle
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.82%) IBM
5 6 (3.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.81%) hybris
6 3 (1.81%) Twitter
6 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.20%) Adobe
7 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 2 (1.20%) Telerik
7 2 (1.20%) Ceridian
7 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.60%) F5
8 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.60%) Endeca
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.60%) FatWire
8 1 (0.60%) Open Text
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