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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 38 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 170 155 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.65% 4.10% 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.09% 18.95% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 89
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +20.71%
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
940 818 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.69% 21.66% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 522 425
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 9
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 +2 70 £400 -5.88% 43
Cheshire +9 58 £403 -8.00% 8
Merseyside +17 27 £400 -0.92% 14
Lancashire -19 8 £350 -17.64% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 222 (57.81%) Java
2 198 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (40.89%) XML
4 116 (30.21%) JavaScript
5 105 (27.34%) SQL
6 104 (27.08%) Oracle
7 94 (24.48%) TDD
8 87 (22.66%) Finance
9 85 (22.14%) SOAP
10 81 (21.09%) J2EE
11 80 (20.83%) HTML
12 78 (20.31%) Spring
13 73 (19.01%) RESTful
14 66 (17.19%) CSS
15 61 (15.89%) Scrum
15 61 (15.89%) JSON
16 59 (15.36%) .NET
17 58 (15.10%) Software Engineering
18 54 (14.06%) REST
18 54 (14.06%) SQL Server
19 53 (13.80%) MVC
20 52 (13.54%) C#
21 50 (13.02%) BDD
22 46 (11.98%) Waterfall
22 46 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
23 45 (11.72%) JIRA
23 45 (11.72%) SDLC
24 43 (11.20%) WebSphere
24 43 (11.20%) Linux
25 41 (10.68%) Open Source

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 43 (11.20%) WebSphere
2 27 (7.03%) JBoss
3 25 (6.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.39%) Confluence
6 11 (2.86%) ATG Dynamo
6 11 (2.86%) GeoServer
7 9 (2.34%) IIS
8 8 (2.08%) CICS
8 8 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.04%) Apache
11 4 (1.04%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.78%) CMS
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Mingle
2 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.98%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.56%) GitHub
4 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.52%) Engine Yard
5 2 (0.52%) Google Play
5 2 (0.52%) Heroku
5 2 (0.52%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.29%) HTTP
2 16 (4.17%) Internet
3 9 (2.34%) LDAP
4 7 (1.82%) DNS
4 7 (1.82%) SSL
5 6 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.30%) Firewall
7 4 (1.04%) SMTP
8 3 (0.78%) FTP
8 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 3 (0.78%) SNMP
8 3 (0.78%) WAN
9 2 (0.52%) Network Security
10 1 (0.26%) AMQP
10 1 (0.26%) ICMP
10 1 (0.26%) Intranet
10 1 (0.26%) Skype
10 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.59%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.59%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.65%) MySQL
5 13 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.13%) DB2
7 11 (2.86%) GIS
8 9 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (11.72%) JIRA
2 41 (10.68%) Jenkins
3 36 (9.38%) Subversion
4 33 (8.59%) JUnit
5 26 (6.77%) Git (software)
6 21 (5.47%) Selenium
7 13 (3.39%) Maven
8 10 (2.60%) Mocha
8 10 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.34%) Ant
10 8 (2.08%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.82%) Gradle
11 7 (1.82%) Rational Performance Tester
12 6 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.56%) Hudson
12 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (22.66%) Finance
2 39 (10.16%) Banking
3 10 (2.60%) Retail
4 9 (2.34%) Local Government
5 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.30%) International Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Law
7 4 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 247 (64.32%) Developer
2 113 (29.43%) Java Developer
3 32 (8.33%) Analyst
4 31 (8.07%) Architect
5 28 (7.29%) .NET Developer
6 26 (6.77%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 18 (4.69%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
10 14 (3.65%) Applications Developer
11 12 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) Digital Business Analyst
11 12 (3.13%) SQL Developer
12 11 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.60%) Consultant
13 10 (2.60%) HTML Developer
13 10 (2.60%) Java Applications Developer
13 10 (2.60%) Senior Java Applications Developer
13 10 (2.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (40.89%) XML
2 85 (22.14%) SOAP
3 81 (21.09%) J2EE
4 80 (20.83%) HTML
5 78 (20.31%) Spring
6 73 (19.01%) RESTful
7 66 (17.19%) CSS
8 61 (15.89%) JSON
9 59 (15.36%) .NET
10 54 (14.06%) REST
11 40 (10.42%) JDBC
12 39 (10.16%) WSDL
13 38 (9.90%) JSP
13 38 (9.90%) XSLT
14 37 (9.64%) JAXB
15 34 (8.85%) ASP.NET
16 33 (8.59%) Middleware
17 32 (8.33%) Hibernate
18 31 (8.07%) AngularJS
18 31 (8.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.25%) User Experience
3 12 (3.13%) IVR
3 12 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.34%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.08%) iPad
5 8 (2.08%) PMI
6 7 (1.82%) Clustering
6 7 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.04%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.20%) Linux
2 25 (6.51%) Windows
3 16 (4.17%) Unix
4 13 (3.39%) Android
5 10 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.04%) AIX
10 3 (0.78%) Solaris
10 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.52%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (24.48%) TDD
3 61 (15.89%) Scrum
4 58 (15.10%) Software Engineering
5 53 (13.80%) MVC
6 50 (13.02%) BDD
7 46 (11.98%) Waterfall
8 45 (11.72%) SDLC
9 41 (10.68%) Open Source
10 37 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (8.85%) Integration Testing
11 34 (8.85%) Kanban
12 26 (6.77%) AOP
13 25 (6.51%) Project Management
13 25 (6.51%) SOA
13 25 (6.51%) Web Development
14 24 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.73%) OO
15 22 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (5.47%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (57.81%) Java
2 116 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 105 (27.34%) SQL
4 52 (13.54%) C#
5 35 (9.11%) PL/SQL
6 33 (8.59%) Python
7 18 (4.69%) PHP
8 15 (3.91%) Ruby
9 13 (3.39%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.13%) Scala
11 9 (2.34%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.08%) Assembly Language
12 8 (2.08%) COBOL
12 8 (2.08%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.82%) C++
14 6 (1.56%) Groovy
15 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.78%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.60%) Degree
3 10 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.30%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) PhD
7 2 (0.52%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.03%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.91%) Docker
2 7 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) Puppet
2 9 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.30%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.78%) Ansible
5 2 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.52%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 104 (27.08%) Oracle
2 37 (9.64%) IBM
3 22 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (3.91%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.65%) VMware
6 11 (2.86%) ATG
6 11 (2.86%) ESRI
7 8 (2.08%) Chordiant
7 8 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.08%) Siebel
8 7 (1.82%) Endeca
9 5 (1.30%) Sun
9 5 (1.30%) Sybase
9 5 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.30%) Zend
10 4 (1.04%) Avaya
10 4 (1.04%) Citrix
10 4 (1.04%) HP
10 4 (1.04%) Lotus
10 4 (1.04%) Nortel
Warrington, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day Please Send CV
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £240 - £275 Per Day pls send cv
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago