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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 14 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 20 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.87% 4.44% 7.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 18.33% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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
68 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.77% 24.19% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 40
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.07
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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +12 20 £344 -16.66% 9
Southport - - - - 1
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Web Services
North West

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
3 13 (52.00%) EJB
3 13 (52.00%) jQuery
4 12 (48.00%) Spring
5 10 (40.00%) JSF
5 10 (40.00%) Swing
5 10 (40.00%) TIBCO
5 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
6 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (28.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) HTML5
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.00%) Multimedia
11 4 (16.00%) J2EE
11 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) QA
12 3 (12.00%) WCF
12 3 (12.00%) WPF

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) EJB
2 13 (52.00%) jQuery
3 12 (48.00%) Spring
4 10 (40.00%) JSF
4 10 (40.00%) Swing
4 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) EJB 3.0
6 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) WCF
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (12.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) JSP
9 3 (12.00%) WinForms
10 2 (8.00%) Middleware
10 2 (8.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.00%) BPEL
4 2 (8.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) VBScript
7 2 (8.00%) XQuery
7 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) BEA
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