The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / North West
Rank 20 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 172 204 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.61% 5.37% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.23% 20.61% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 133 94
Median daily rate £413 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £37.50
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
810 990 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.14% 26.08% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 624 531
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the North West region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the North West region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Services
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Web Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester +14 100 £400 - 45
Cheshire +7 37 £425 +5.59% 14
Lancashire +3 17 £380 -24.00% 6
Merseyside -2 9 £413 +26.92% 7
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 146 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (34.03%) Java
3 113 (33.73%) SQL
4 105 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 96 (28.66%) XML
6 82 (24.48%) RESTful
7 81 (24.18%) Linux
8 69 (20.60%) Windows
8 69 (20.60%) SOAP
9 68 (20.30%) TDD
10 66 (19.70%) SQL Server
11 65 (19.40%) .NET
11 65 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
12 64 (19.10%) Scrum
12 64 (19.10%) REST
13 60 (17.91%) NoSQL
13 60 (17.91%) JSON
14 58 (17.31%) C#
14 58 (17.31%) Oracle
15 51 (15.22%) Spring
16 49 (14.63%) HTML
16 49 (14.63%) AngularJS
17 45 (13.43%) BDD
18 43 (12.84%) J2EE
18 43 (12.84%) Software Engineering
19 42 (12.54%) Relational Database
20 40 (11.94%) Git (software)
20 40 (11.94%) OO
21 39 (11.64%) Finance
21 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 23 (6.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.48%) IIS
3 12 (3.58%) JBoss
4 11 (3.28%) Apache
4 11 (3.28%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.39%) CICS
7 8 (2.39%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.79%) Confluence
9 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.49%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.19%) nginx
11 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.60%) Jetty
12 2 (0.60%) SAS
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.39%) SaaS
4 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.49%) GitHub
5 4 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.90%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.90%) IaaS
6 3 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.66%) HTTP
2 27 (8.06%) Firewall
3 12 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.28%) VPN
5 10 (2.99%) Internet
6 9 (2.69%) LDAP
6 9 (2.69%) WebEx
7 8 (2.39%) LAN
7 8 (2.39%) WAN
8 7 (2.09%) VoIP
9 6 (1.79%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.49%) FTP
10 5 (1.49%) SMTP
10 5 (1.49%) VLAN
10 5 (1.49%) Wireless
11 4 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.60%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.60%) NFC
12 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 60 (17.91%) NoSQL
3 42 (12.54%) Relational Database
4 32 (9.55%) MongoDB
5 30 (8.96%) MySQL
6 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (5.07%) DB2
8 16 (4.78%) Big Data
9 14 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.69%) Redis
13 8 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 28 (8.36%) JIRA
3 28 (8.36%) JUnit
4 16 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.78%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.88%) Selenium
6 12 (3.58%) Maven
7 11 (3.28%) Subversion
8 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.79%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.79%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.19%) Babel
9 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.19%) Gradle
9 4 (1.19%) Hudson
9 4 (1.19%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.19%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.19%) Moq
9 4 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (11.64%) Finance
2 23 (6.87%) Banking
3 11 (3.28%) Retail
4 9 (2.69%) Games
5 8 (2.39%) Marketing
6 4 (1.19%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 181 (54.03%) Developer
2 60 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.13%) Architect
4 39 (11.64%) .NET Developer
5 24 (7.16%) C# Developer
6 23 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 22 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Consultant
8 15 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
9 14 (4.18%) Security Consultant
10 13 (3.88%) Analyst
10 13 (3.88%) IT Consultant
10 13 (3.88%) IT Security Consultant
10 13 (3.88%) Software Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.58%) Agile Developer
11 12 (3.58%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.58%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.28%) AWS Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (28.66%) XML
2 82 (24.48%) RESTful
3 69 (20.60%) SOAP
4 65 (19.40%) .NET
5 64 (19.10%) REST
6 60 (17.91%) JSON
7 51 (15.22%) Spring
8 49 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 49 (14.63%) HTML
9 43 (12.84%) J2EE
10 32 (9.55%) CSS
11 26 (7.76%) Middleware
12 24 (7.16%) Node.js
13 23 (6.87%) ASP.NET
14 22 (6.57%) Hibernate
15 21 (6.27%) .NET Framework
16 18 (5.37%) JPA
17 17 (5.07%) Ajax
17 17 (5.07%) HTML5
17 17 (5.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.99%) User Experience
3 8 (2.39%) Web 2.0
4 7 (2.09%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.09%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.79%) Replication
6 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.19%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.60%) New Media
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.18%) Linux
2 69 (20.60%) Windows
3 33 (9.85%) Unix
4 23 (6.87%) AIX
5 18 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.18%) Android
7 13 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (3.58%) Apple iOS
8 12 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.39%) HPUX
9 8 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.49%) CentOS
11 4 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.30%) OS/2
14 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.30%) TDD
3 64 (19.10%) Scrum
4 45 (13.43%) BDD
5 43 (12.84%) Software Engineering
6 40 (11.94%) OO
7 36 (10.75%) SOA
8 35 (10.45%) Microservices
9 32 (9.55%) High Availability
10 29 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (8.36%) DevOps
12 27 (8.06%) Unit Testing
13 26 (7.76%) MVC
14 22 (6.57%) Open Source
15 21 (6.27%) Automated Testing
16 20 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (5.67%) OOP
18 18 (5.37%) Information Security
18 18 (5.37%) SDLC
19 17 (5.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 114 (34.03%) Java
2 113 (33.73%) SQL
3 105 (31.34%) JavaScript
4 58 (17.31%) C#
5 26 (7.76%) Python
6 22 (6.57%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.07%) Ruby
7 17 (5.07%) VB
8 15 (4.48%) Scala
9 13 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.58%) Perl
10 12 (3.58%) PHP
10 12 (3.58%) VB6
11 7 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.09%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.19%) C++
13 4 (1.19%) Groovy
13 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 26 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.57%) CISSP
4 12 (3.58%) Degree
5 9 (2.69%) CISMP
6 8 (2.39%) SANS
6 8 (2.39%) SSCP
7 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.60%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) CCA
10 1 (0.30%) CCIE
10 1 (0.30%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.30%) ISEB
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.18%) QA
2 12 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.69%) COBIT
3 9 (2.69%) ISO27002
4 6 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.39%) Docker
2 8 (2.39%) ProxySG
2 8 (2.39%) XenApp
3 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.30%) Varnish
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (3.88%) Puppet
2 10 (2.99%) Kibana
2 10 (2.99%) logstash
3 8 (2.39%) Ansible
4 7 (2.09%) QRadar
5 4 (1.19%) RSA enVision
6 3 (0.90%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.90%) Salt
6 3 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.90%) Terraform
7 2 (0.60%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.60%) Nagios
7 2 (0.60%) SCOM
7 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.60%) SCSM
8 1 (0.30%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.30%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 58 (17.31%) Oracle
2 38 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.37%) Cisco
4 17 (5.07%) IBM
5 14 (4.18%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.58%) Twitter
7 11 (3.28%) Apple
7 11 (3.28%) Citrix
7 11 (3.28%) VMware
8 10 (2.99%) Google
9 9 (2.69%) Splunk
10 8 (2.39%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.09%) LogRhythm
11 7 (2.09%) Perforce
11 7 (2.09%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.09%) Zend
12 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.79%) hybris
13 5 (1.49%) NetApp
14 3 (0.90%) Siebel
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