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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Merseyside
Rank 21 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 17 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.57% 5.63% 4.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.53% 22.50% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £378 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
97 80 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.80% 25.00% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 61 28
Median daily rate £360 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -9 15 £425 +30.76% 6
Southport - 1 £350 -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) .NET
4 10 (28.57%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (25.71%) Open Source
5 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) IBM
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) J2EE
8 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 5 (14.29%) CSS
9 5 (14.29%) Unix
9 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
9 5 (14.29%) RESTful
9 5 (14.29%) Case Management
10 4 (11.43%) SANS
10 4 (11.43%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.43%) Splunk
10 4 (11.43%) SIEM
10 4 (11.43%) logstash

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 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) LAN
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Redis
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) VB Developer
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Head of Development
7 2 (5.71%) Research Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 10 (28.57%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) Node.js
6 3 (8.57%) WCF
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (5.71%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) XSD
7 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.43%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Case Management
3 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.43%) Data Management
4 4 (11.43%) Master Data Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) SIEM
4 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) VB6
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) SANS
2 4 (11.43%) SSCP
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Kibana
1 4 (11.43%) logstash
2 3 (8.57%) QRadar
3 2 (5.71%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) IBM
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Apple
3 4 (11.43%) Splunk
4 3 (8.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.71%) Siebel
5 2 (5.71%) Software AG
5 2 (5.71%) webMethods
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase