The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 11 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Services 27 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.78% 2.38% 7.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.93% 9.00% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 17
Median daily rate £403 £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.02% -12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £358 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +18.43%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.71% 26.46% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 48 41
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Web Services as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Merseyside region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Merseyside region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +22 21 £425 - 5
Southport - 3 £350 - 2
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) Oracle
3 26 (46.43%) XML
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
4 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.21%) SOAP
8 11 (19.64%) HTML
8 11 (19.64%) Middleware
9 10 (17.86%) SOA
9 10 (17.86%) Spring
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
10 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.07%) Ajax
10 9 (16.07%) Finance
10 9 (16.07%) ATG
10 9 (16.07%) ATG Dynamo
10 9 (16.07%) IBM
10 9 (16.07%) .NET
10 9 (16.07%) CSS
10 9 (16.07%) JSP
10 9 (16.07%) JBoss
10 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.29%) Unix
11 8 (14.29%) J2EE
11 8 (14.29%) SDLC
11 8 (14.29%) REST
12 7 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) ATG Dynamo
1 9 (16.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.93%) IIS
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.57%) ColdFusion
5 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) FTP
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 5 (8.93%) SMTP
4 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) JIRA
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (5.36%) Ant
4 3 (5.36%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.57%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Integration Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Messaging Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Web Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) XML
2 13 (23.21%) SOAP
3 11 (19.64%) HTML
3 11 (19.64%) Middleware
4 10 (17.86%) Spring
5 9 (16.07%) .NET
5 9 (16.07%) Ajax
5 9 (16.07%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) JSP
6 8 (14.29%) J2EE
6 8 (14.29%) REST
7 7 (12.50%) XSD
8 6 (10.71%) jQuery
8 6 (10.71%) JSON
9 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.93%) Autofac
9 5 (8.93%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.93%) SAML
10 3 (5.36%) EDIFACT
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Unix
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) SOA
3 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 8 (14.29%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) MVC
6 6 (10.71%) System Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.93%) B2B
7 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.93%) OWASP
7 5 (8.93%) Use Case
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Master Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
7 2 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) SC Cleared
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) ATG
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
3 7 (12.50%) Endeca
3 7 (12.50%) Siebel
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.57%) Sony
7 1 (1.79%) Talend
7 1 (1.79%) Zend