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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 32 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.42% 6.02% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.90% 22.41% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
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£404 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+22.46% +21.05%
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
84 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.34% 26.85% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 36
Average daily rate £330 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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
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 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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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 -17 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Wirral - 1 - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) XQuery
4 3 (21.43%) BEA
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) AquaLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) IaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) AquaLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Heroku
4 1 (7.14%) Engine Yard
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) SSDT
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Xcode
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) CocoaPods
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
5 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
5 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (7.14%) UIKit
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Bug Management
3 1 (7.14%) Android Development
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) XQuery
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) BEA
4 2 (14.29%) Sybase
4 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Rackspace
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
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