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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 30 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Web Services 73 88 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.32% 7.85% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.95% 24.65% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.88 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.70% -0.36%
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
366 357 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.68% 31.85% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 215 228
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Bolton - 1 £388 -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 8
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 69 (47.92%) XML
2 65 (45.14%) JavaScript
3 52 (36.11%) .NET
4 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (33.33%) jQuery
5 48 (33.33%) SQL
6 44 (30.56%) HTML
7 42 (29.17%) Java
7 42 (29.17%) XSLT
7 42 (29.17%) CSS
7 42 (29.17%) OO
7 42 (29.17%) MVC
8 41 (28.47%) SQL Server
9 40 (27.78%) Open Source
10 38 (26.39%) C#
10 38 (26.39%) Oracle
10 38 (26.39%) Linux
11 31 (21.53%) Subversion
12 30 (20.83%) Scrum
12 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
13 29 (20.14%) Oracle Database
14 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
14 28 (19.44%) PHP
14 28 (19.44%) SOA
14 28 (19.44%) Ajax
15 27 (18.75%) SOAP
15 27 (18.75%) Red Hat
16 26 (18.06%) TDD
17 24 (16.67%) LAMP
18 22 (15.28%) T-SQL

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (6.25%) CMS
2 7 (4.86%) Apache
3 6 (4.17%) IIS
3 6 (4.17%) Confluence
4 5 (3.47%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.47%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (3.47%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.39%) JBoss
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.39%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.39%) Drupal
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Mingle
4 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) AMQP
2 4 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.39%) HTTP
3 2 (1.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.14%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.94%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.94%) Big Data
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (6.25%) MySQL
6 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.17%) RavenDB
8 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.78%) Redis
10 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.08%) SQLite
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (1.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (21.53%) Subversion
2 28 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 20 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.33%) Selenium
5 11 (7.64%) SoapUI
5 11 (7.64%) Eclipse
6 10 (6.94%) JIRA
7 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.86%) Gradle
9 6 (4.17%) JUnit
9 6 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.17%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.47%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (3.47%) Ant
11 4 (2.78%) NetBeans
12 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.08%) Xcode
13 2 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (6.25%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.08%) Back Office
5 2 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 95 (65.97%) Developer
2 22 (15.28%) PHP Developer
3 17 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Architect
6 12 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Tester
8 9 (6.25%) Software Architect
9 7 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.47%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.47%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.92%) XML
2 52 (36.11%) .NET
3 48 (33.33%) jQuery
4 44 (30.56%) HTML
5 42 (29.17%) XSLT
5 42 (29.17%) CSS
6 30 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 28 (19.44%) Ajax
8 27 (18.75%) SOAP
9 24 (16.67%) LAMP
10 21 (14.58%) WCF
11 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (13.19%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (13.19%) REST
12 19 (13.19%) XSD
13 18 (12.50%) RESTful
14 17 (11.81%) JSON
15 15 (10.42%) .NET Framework
16 14 (9.72%) LINQ
17 13 (9.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.78%) Open Source
2 16 (11.11%) Derivative
2 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.94%) NHS
4 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.17%) Web 2.0
5 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.78%) User Experience
7 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.39%) GIS
10 1 (0.69%) Social Media
10 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.69%) iPad
10 1 (0.69%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.69%) New Media
10 1 (0.69%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.39%) Linux
2 19 (13.19%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.25%) Android
5 8 (5.56%) UNIX
5 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.39%) HPUX
7 2 (1.39%) VMS
7 2 (1.39%) CentOS
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.17%) OO
2 42 (29.17%) MVC
3 30 (20.83%) Scrum
4 28 (19.44%) SOA
5 26 (18.06%) TDD
6 20 (13.89%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.11%) Web Development
8 13 (9.03%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.64%) iOS Development
11 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.25%) DevOps
12 9 (6.25%) Workflow
13 8 (5.56%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Android Development
14 7 (4.86%) Web Design
14 7 (4.86%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.86%) Integration Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) JavaScript
2 48 (33.33%) SQL
3 42 (29.17%) Java
4 38 (26.39%) C#
5 28 (19.44%) PHP
6 22 (15.28%) T-SQL
7 15 (10.42%) Ruby
8 14 (9.72%) XPath
9 8 (5.56%) Python
10 5 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.47%) C++
11 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.39%) Groovy
14 1 (0.69%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.69%) PHP5
14 1 (0.69%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) ISEB
4 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.39%) vSphere
2 1 (0.69%) Varnish
2 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Puppet
2 4 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.39%) Nagios
4 2 (1.39%) Cacti
5 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) Salt
5 1 (0.69%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 38 (26.39%) Oracle
2 27 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 6 (4.17%) Adobe
5 6 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.08%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.08%) VMware
6 3 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (1.39%) ESRI
7 2 (1.39%) Google
7 2 (1.39%) Kony
7 2 (1.39%) Percona
7 2 (1.39%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.69%) hybris
8 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.69%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.69%) Symbian
8 1 (0.69%) Cognos
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