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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 46 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 52 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.21% 7.18% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.21% 25.42% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 49 43
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +22.80%
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
366 358 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.61% 28.23% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 229 207
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 2 £393 +36.52%
Altrincham -4 1 - - 3
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) TDD
4 39 (33.62%) REST
5 37 (31.90%) JSON
6 32 (27.59%) Scrum
6 32 (27.59%) CSS
7 30 (25.86%) XML
7 30 (25.86%) HTML
7 30 (25.86%) SQL
8 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 26 (22.41%) SOA
9 26 (22.41%) Subversion
9 26 (22.41%) Spring
10 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 24 (20.69%) HTML5
10 24 (20.69%) CSS3
11 22 (18.97%) .NET
11 22 (18.97%) Oracle
12 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
12 21 (18.10%) RESTful
12 21 (18.10%) SOAP
12 21 (18.10%) OO
13 20 (17.24%) MVC
14 19 (16.38%) MySQL
14 19 (16.38%) Android
15 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
15 18 (15.52%) Apple iOS
15 18 (15.52%) Android Development
16 17 (14.66%) iOS Development

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (10.34%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.76%) Zope
4 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.03%) CMS
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (4.31%) Node.js
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.31%) JBoss
7 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.45%) Liferay
7 4 (3.45%) Confluence
8 3 (2.59%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.72%) WordPress
9 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.86%) Mule
10 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 2 (1.72%) PaaS
2 2 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Internet
2 8 (6.90%) HTTP
3 4 (3.45%) AMQP
4 2 (1.72%) Firewall
4 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 2 (1.72%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) VoIP
5 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) VPN
5 1 (0.86%) 802.11
5 1 (0.86%) MPLS
5 1 (0.86%) OSPF
5 1 (0.86%) BGP
5 1 (0.86%) IPsec
5 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.86%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.38%) MySQL
3 13 (11.21%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.17%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.31%) SimpleDB
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.45%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.45%) Big Data
9 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.72%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.86%) SQLite
11 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (22.41%) Subversion
2 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.34%) SoapUI
4 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.03%) JIRA
6 6 (5.17%) Gradle
6 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.31%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.31%) Selenium
7 5 (4.31%) Mercurial
7 5 (4.31%) Ant
7 5 (4.31%) JUnit
7 5 (4.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.59%) Xcode
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.86%) Log4j
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.86%) MSTest
10 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Back Office
5 2 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (68.10%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Architect
4 9 (7.76%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.90%) Android Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Perl Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Designer
6 7 (6.03%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Tester
8 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.31%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.45%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 4 (3.45%) SOA Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Perl Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) REST
2 37 (31.90%) JSON
3 32 (27.59%) CSS
4 30 (25.86%) HTML
4 30 (25.86%) XML
5 26 (22.41%) Spring
6 24 (20.69%) CSS3
6 24 (20.69%) HTML5
7 22 (18.97%) .NET
8 21 (18.10%) SOAP
8 21 (18.10%) RESTful
9 17 (14.66%) J2EE
10 15 (12.93%) Middleware
11 12 (10.34%) Mason
11 12 (10.34%) Catalyst
12 11 (9.48%) WSDL
12 11 (9.48%) Ajax
12 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.62%) JMS
13 10 (8.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.03%) Video on Demand
3 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
5 2 (1.72%) iPad
5 2 (1.72%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.72%) IPTV
5 2 (1.72%) iPhone
5 2 (1.72%) MHEG
6 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Android
2 18 (15.52%) Apple iOS
3 7 (6.03%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.07%) TDD
3 32 (27.59%) Scrum
4 26 (22.41%) SOA
5 21 (18.10%) OO
6 20 (17.24%) MVC
7 18 (15.52%) Android Development
8 17 (14.66%) iOS Development
8 17 (14.66%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.66%) OOP
9 15 (12.93%) Mobile Development
10 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.48%) Web Development
11 11 (9.48%) Open Source
12 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.76%) MapReduce
14 8 (6.90%) BDD
14 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.03%) SDLC
16 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.14%) Java
2 30 (25.86%) SQL
3 28 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.93%) C#
5 12 (10.34%) Perl
6 8 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.17%) Groovy
7 6 (5.17%) PHP
8 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.59%) Python
9 3 (2.59%) Scala
10 2 (1.72%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.72%) Ruby
10 2 (1.72%) PHP5
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) PMP
3 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) CCIE
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) CCNA
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Squid
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) Puppet
1 4 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) TIBCO
3 7 (6.03%) Sybase
4 5 (4.31%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (3.45%) IBM
5 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.59%) Twitter
6 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.72%) Tableau
7 2 (1.72%) ATG
7 2 (1.72%) Stellent
7 2 (1.72%) OpenTV
7 2 (1.72%) VMware
7 2 (1.72%) Endeca
7 2 (1.72%) Retek
8 1 (0.86%) Adobe
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco
8 1 (0.86%) Zend
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