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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.67% 2.87% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.13% 13.21% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £338 £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £428 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £34.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.29%
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
64 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.70% 21.72% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +14 18 £338 -18.18% 8
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 1
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 13 (65.00%) EJB
3 13 (65.00%) jQuery
4 12 (60.00%) Spring
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) JSF
6 10 (50.00%) TIBCO
6 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 10 (50.00%) Swing
7 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
7 9 (45.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
11 4 (20.00%) C#
11 4 (20.00%) J2EE
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 3 (15.00%) VBScript
12 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.00%) JSP
12 3 (15.00%) MVC

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) EJB
2 13 (65.00%) jQuery
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 10 (50.00%) JSF
4 10 (50.00%) Swing
4 10 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (45.00%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) JSP
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 2 (10.00%) RESTful
9 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) XSLT
10 1 (5.00%) Struts
10 1 (5.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Content Management
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) BPEL
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) XQuery
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
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