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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
North West / Merseyside
Rank 28 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.49% 4.22% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 17.72% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +25.71%

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
87 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.72% 23.80% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 17
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -4 8 £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 24 January 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 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) XML
3 14 (36.84%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) Oracle
5 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 9 (23.68%) SOA
6 9 (23.68%) Java
6 9 (23.68%) SOAP
6 9 (23.68%) IBM
6 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.05%) Unix
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (18.42%) Open Source
9 6 (15.79%) J2EE
9 6 (15.79%) Scrum
9 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.16%) JSON
10 5 (13.16%) Use Case
10 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.16%) MVC
10 5 (13.16%) CISSP
10 5 (13.16%) Middleware
10 5 (13.16%) B2B
10 5 (13.16%) SMTP
10 5 (13.16%) FTP

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 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.63%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) FTP
1 5 (13.16%) SMTP
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
3 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) VoIP
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Redis
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Consultant
7 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Integration Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) VB Developer
7 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.53%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (7.89%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) XML
2 14 (36.84%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) SOAP
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 5 (13.16%) JSON
5 5 (13.16%) Middleware
5 5 (13.16%) REST
5 5 (13.16%) XSD
6 4 (10.53%) Ajax
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) ELK Stack
6 4 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 4 (10.53%) RESTful
7 3 (7.89%) EDIFACT
7 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
7 3 (7.89%) SAML
7 3 (7.89%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.53%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (23.68%) SOA
2 7 (18.42%) Open Source
3 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) B2B
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Use Case
5 4 (10.53%) Case Management
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) SIEM
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.89%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.53%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) VB
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.53%) VB6
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) SANS
3 4 (10.53%) SSCP
4 1 (2.63%) CCA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kibana
1 4 (10.53%) logstash
2 3 (7.89%) QRadar
3 2 (5.26%) RSA enVision
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) Splunk
4 3 (7.89%) LogRhythm
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Siebel
5 2 (5.26%) Software AG
5 2 (5.26%) webMethods
6 1 (2.63%) ATG
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
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