The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 18 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 13 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.07% 4.68% 12.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.41% 19.64% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.29% -18.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.10% 23.83% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 42
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool +4 13 £375 -16.66% 7
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) EJB
3 9 (34.62%) Spring
4 8 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (26.92%) JSF
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (26.92%) TIBCO
5 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (26.92%) UNIX
5 7 (26.92%) Swing
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) Security Management
6 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) Information Security
6 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Network Design
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (7.69%) AquaLogic
1 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
1 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 4 (15.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) EJB
3 9 (34.62%) Spring
4 8 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (26.92%) JSF
5 7 (26.92%) jQuery
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (26.92%) Swing
5 7 (26.92%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 3 (11.54%) WinForms
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
7 3 (11.54%) JSP
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) WPF
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
7 3 (11.54%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Security Management
1 5 (19.23%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (19.23%) Information Security
1 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) Network Design
1 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) BPEL
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) SOA
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) OOP
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) XQuery
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ganglia
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase
4 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.69%) BEA
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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