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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 31 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 196 155 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.96% 4.16% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.92% 18.39% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 100 69
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.27 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.76%
Web Services
England

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
937 843 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.71% 22.61% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 539 408
Median daily rate £393 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.96 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 86 £375 - 48
Cheshire +1 64 £400 -0.12% 10
Merseyside +20 29 £400 +10.34% 10
Lancashire -15 10 £401 +11.45% 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 239 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (52.39%) Java
3 168 (40.19%) XML
4 149 (35.65%) JavaScript
5 119 (28.47%) TDD
6 117 (27.99%) SQL
7 105 (25.12%) HTML
8 101 (24.16%) Scrum
9 95 (22.73%) CSS
10 93 (22.25%) JSON
11 88 (21.05%) Oracle
12 86 (20.57%) Finance
13 84 (20.10%) SOAP
14 82 (19.62%) RESTful
15 79 (18.90%) REST
16 78 (18.66%) Spring
17 67 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
18 64 (15.31%) HTTP
19 61 (14.59%) MVC
20 60 (14.35%) Linux
20 60 (14.35%) BDD
21 57 (13.64%) SQL Server
22 55 (13.16%) .NET
23 53 (12.68%) J2EE
23 53 (12.68%) Open Source
24 52 (12.44%) NoSQL
25 50 (11.96%) Software Engineering
26 46 (11.00%) C#
26 46 (11.00%) SDLC
27 45 (10.77%) JIRA

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 36 (8.61%) WebSphere
2 27 (6.46%) JBoss
3 25 (5.98%) Node.js
4 19 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (3.83%) GeoServer
7 15 (3.59%) Confluence
8 14 (3.35%) ATG Dynamo
9 9 (2.15%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.91%) CICS
10 8 (1.91%) IIS
11 6 (1.44%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.96%) Apache
12 4 (0.96%) CMS
12 4 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.96%) SAS
13 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.72%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.48%) MS Office
2 2 (0.48%) SPSS
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.20%) GitHub
4 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) Google Play
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.48%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.48%) Heroku
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.31%) HTTP
2 13 (3.11%) Internet
3 10 (2.39%) SSL
4 9 (2.15%) DNS
5 8 (1.91%) LDAP
5 8 (1.91%) SMTP
6 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.44%) SNMP
8 5 (1.20%) Firewall
9 4 (0.96%) LAN
9 4 (0.96%) WAN
10 2 (0.48%) Network Security
10 2 (0.48%) Skype
11 1 (0.24%) FTP
11 1 (0.24%) H.323
11 1 (0.24%) Intranet
11 1 (0.24%) VoIP
11 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 52 (12.44%) NoSQL
3 29 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.07%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.83%) GIS
6 15 (3.59%) DB2
7 14 (3.35%) MySQL
8 13 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.20%) Big Data
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.96%) Redis
12 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.48%) QGIS
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (10.77%) JIRA
2 41 (9.81%) Subversion
3 34 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 29 (6.94%) JUnit
6 21 (5.02%) Selenium
7 19 (4.55%) Maven
8 14 (3.35%) Ant
8 14 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (2.39%) Gradle
9 10 (2.39%) Mocha
10 9 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.91%) ClearCase
12 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.44%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.20%) Rational Performance Tester
15 4 (0.96%) GitLab
15 4 (0.96%) JBehave
15 4 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 86 (20.57%) Finance
2 40 (9.57%) Banking
3 9 (2.15%) Local Government
4 8 (1.91%) Retail
5 7 (1.67%) Law
6 4 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) International Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 279 (66.75%) Developer
2 116 (27.75%) Java Developer
3 39 (9.33%) Architect
4 37 (8.85%) Analyst
5 27 (6.46%) .NET Developer
6 26 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.22%) Senior Developer
7 22 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 19 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
9 18 (4.31%) Digital Analyst
9 18 (4.31%) Digital Business Analyst
9 18 (4.31%) Scala Developer
10 16 (3.83%) ServiceNow Developer
11 14 (3.35%) HTML Developer
11 14 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.11%) Consultant
12 13 (3.11%) GIS Developer
12 13 (3.11%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (40.19%) XML
2 105 (25.12%) HTML
3 95 (22.73%) CSS
4 93 (22.25%) JSON
5 84 (20.10%) SOAP
6 82 (19.62%) RESTful
7 79 (18.90%) REST
8 78 (18.66%) Spring
9 55 (13.16%) .NET
10 53 (12.68%) J2EE
11 41 (9.81%) jQuery
12 40 (9.57%) AngularJS
13 33 (7.89%) JSP
14 31 (7.42%) ASP.NET
15 30 (7.18%) XSLT
16 29 (6.94%) HTML5
16 29 (6.94%) Middleware
17 27 (6.46%) Ajax
17 27 (6.46%) WSDL
18 24 (5.74%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.74%) User Experience
4 14 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.39%) iPad
6 9 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.91%) PMI
8 7 (1.67%) Clustering
8 7 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (1.20%) IVR
9 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.96%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.96%) Online Banking
10 4 (0.96%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.96%) SWIFT
10 4 (0.96%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.35%) Linux
2 26 (6.22%) Windows
3 20 (4.78%) Unix
4 11 (2.63%) Android
5 10 (2.39%) AIX
5 10 (2.39%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.44%) Solaris
8 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) CentOS
11 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (28.47%) TDD
3 101 (24.16%) Scrum
4 61 (14.59%) MVC
5 60 (14.35%) BDD
6 53 (12.68%) Open Source
7 50 (11.96%) Software Engineering
8 46 (11.00%) SDLC
9 45 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (9.81%) Waterfall
11 36 (8.61%) E-Commerce
12 35 (8.37%) Web Development
13 34 (8.13%) High Availability
13 34 (8.13%) Project Management
14 28 (6.70%) Kanban
15 26 (6.22%) ITIL
16 23 (5.50%) OO
16 23 (5.50%) SOA
17 22 (5.26%) Integration Testing
17 22 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 219 (52.39%) Java
2 149 (35.65%) JavaScript
3 117 (27.99%) SQL
4 46 (11.00%) C#
5 44 (10.53%) Python
6 29 (6.94%) Scala
7 28 (6.70%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.59%) PHP
8 15 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.35%) C++
9 14 (3.35%) Ruby
10 9 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.91%) Assembly Language
11 8 (1.91%) COBOL
11 8 (1.91%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.44%) C
14 5 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (6.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.35%) Degree
3 13 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.91%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.20%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.72%) CISSP
8 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.74%) QA
2 8 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.07%) Docker
2 7 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.72%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.48%) Xen
6 2 (0.48%) XenServer
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.11%) Puppet
2 8 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.96%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.72%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 88 (21.05%) Oracle
2 31 (7.42%) IBM
3 27 (6.46%) ServiceNow
4 23 (5.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.83%) Atlassian
6 15 (3.59%) ATG
7 14 (3.35%) ESRI
7 14 (3.35%) VMware
8 8 (1.91%) Chordiant
9 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.44%) Endeca
10 6 (1.44%) Sybase
10 6 (1.44%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.20%) HP
11 5 (1.20%) hybris
11 5 (1.20%) Siebel
11 5 (1.20%) Sun
11 5 (1.20%) Zend
12 4 (0.96%) Citrix
12 4 (0.96%) Google
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £295.00 per day
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Rate: £200.00 - £212.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per day
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Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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JM
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Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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Pertemps IT
Rate: £275-£325 a day
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