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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 29 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Web Services 179 225 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.62% 5.37% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.70% 22.84% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 144 98
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £33.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
957 985 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.06% 23.51% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 596 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +4 109 £400 +4.91% 43
Cheshire -5 35 £431 +1.29% 17
Merseyside +2 18 £400 -8.57% 4
Lancashire -16 7 £300 - 7
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 148 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (39.39%) Java
3 109 (33.03%) XML
4 105 (31.82%) SQL
5 87 (26.36%) JavaScript
6 84 (25.45%) RESTful
7 76 (23.03%) TDD
7 76 (23.03%) SOAP
8 72 (21.82%) Linux
9 70 (21.21%) .NET
10 66 (20.00%) C#
11 63 (19.09%) SQL Server
12 60 (18.18%) REST
13 59 (17.88%) JSON
14 58 (17.58%) Oracle
14 58 (17.58%) Windows
15 55 (16.67%) Spring
16 54 (16.36%) Scrum
17 53 (16.06%) J2EE
18 52 (15.76%) Software Engineering
19 51 (15.45%) BDD
20 49 (14.85%) NoSQL
21 47 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
22 45 (13.64%) Finance
23 44 (13.33%) HTML
24 42 (12.73%) Git (software)
25 38 (11.52%) AngularJS
26 37 (11.21%) SOA
27 36 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
28 35 (10.61%) Microsoft

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 16 (4.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.24%) IIS
3 14 (4.24%) JBoss
4 11 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.03%) Apache
6 8 (2.42%) CICS
6 8 (2.42%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.52%) Confluence
10 4 (1.21%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.21%) nginx
11 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) Mingle
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.42%) SaaS
4 5 (1.52%) GitHub
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.61%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Route 53
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.39%) HTTP
2 22 (6.67%) Firewall
3 13 (3.94%) Internet
3 13 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.73%) VPN
5 8 (2.42%) LAN
5 8 (2.42%) WAN
6 7 (2.12%) FTP
6 7 (2.12%) VoIP
6 7 (2.12%) WebEx
7 5 (1.52%) SMTP
7 5 (1.52%) VLAN
7 5 (1.52%) Wireless
8 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.91%) AMQP
10 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.85%) NoSQL
3 32 (9.70%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.27%) MySQL
5 23 (6.97%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (4.24%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.03%) Big Data
11 9 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.73%) DB2
11 9 (2.73%) Redis
12 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.12%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.70%) JUnit
3 30 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.48%) JIRA
5 17 (5.15%) Subversion
6 16 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.24%) Visual Studio
8 12 (3.64%) Selenium
9 11 (3.33%) Maven
10 6 (1.82%) Gradle
10 6 (1.82%) Hudson
10 6 (1.82%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.21%) Moq
12 4 (1.21%) NUnit
12 4 (1.21%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.21%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.91%) Calabash
13 3 (0.91%) Robotium
General
1 45 (13.64%) Finance
2 18 (5.45%) Banking
3 9 (2.73%) Retail
4 8 (2.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.12%) Games
6 4 (1.21%) Publishing
7 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 2 (0.61%) International Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 191 (57.88%) Developer
2 70 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 31 (9.39%) Architect
5 29 (8.79%) C# Developer
6 24 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.36%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.06%) Analyst
9 16 (4.85%) Consultant
10 13 (3.94%) SQL Developer
11 12 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.33%) Security Consultant
13 10 (3.03%) IT Consultant
13 10 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
13 10 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (3.03%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.73%) CRM Developer
14 9 (2.73%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.12%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (33.03%) XML
2 84 (25.45%) RESTful
3 76 (23.03%) SOAP
4 70 (21.21%) .NET
5 60 (18.18%) REST
6 59 (17.88%) JSON
7 55 (16.67%) Spring
8 53 (16.06%) J2EE
9 44 (13.33%) HTML
10 38 (11.52%) AngularJS
11 32 (9.70%) CSS
12 31 (9.39%) ASP.NET
13 27 (8.18%) XSLT
14 26 (7.88%) Middleware
15 24 (7.27%) Hibernate
16 20 (6.06%) .NET Framework
16 20 (6.06%) jQuery
16 20 (6.06%) Node.js
17 18 (5.45%) WSDL
18 16 (4.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.55%) User Experience
3 8 (2.42%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.12%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (1.82%) Replication
6 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.21%) Web 2.0
8 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.91%) iPad
8 3 (0.91%) IVR
8 3 (0.91%) Streaming Media
9 2 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.61%) New Media
9 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (21.82%) Linux
2 58 (17.58%) Windows
3 30 (9.09%) Unix
4 17 (5.15%) AIX
5 14 (4.24%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.94%) Android
7 11 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (2.42%) HPUX
11 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.21%) CentOS
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.61%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.30%) OS/2
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (23.03%) TDD
3 54 (16.36%) Scrum
4 52 (15.76%) Software Engineering
5 51 (15.45%) BDD
6 37 (11.21%) SOA
7 35 (10.61%) OO
8 30 (9.09%) High Availability
9 29 (8.79%) MVC
10 28 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (7.88%) Unit Testing
12 22 (6.67%) OOP
13 21 (6.36%) Open Source
13 21 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.76%) DevOps
14 19 (5.76%) Microservices
15 17 (5.15%) Kanban
15 17 (5.15%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.85%) Automated Testing
16 16 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 130 (39.39%) Java
2 105 (31.82%) SQL
3 87 (26.36%) JavaScript
4 66 (20.00%) C#
5 27 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.76%) Python
7 17 (5.15%) VB
8 16 (4.85%) Ruby
8 16 (4.85%) Scala
9 14 (4.24%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.64%) VB6
11 11 (3.33%) PHP
12 9 (2.73%) Groovy
12 9 (2.73%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.42%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.52%) Perl
15 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.21%) C++
16 3 (0.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 24 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.76%) CISSP
3 18 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.03%) Degree
5 8 (2.42%) SANS
5 8 (2.42%) SSCP
6 7 (2.12%) CISMP
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) ISEB
8 2 (0.61%) MCSE
8 2 (0.61%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CCA
9 1 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) QA
2 9 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.12%) COBIT
3 7 (2.12%) ISO27002
4 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.52%) ProxySG
2 5 (1.52%) XenApp
3 4 (1.21%) Docker
4 3 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.30%) Varnish
6 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (3.64%) Puppet
2 9 (2.73%) Kibana
2 9 (2.73%) logstash
2 9 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.12%) QRadar
4 4 (1.21%) RSA enVision
5 3 (0.91%) Ansible
5 3 (0.91%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) SCOM
6 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.61%) SCSM
7 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.30%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.30%) Salt
7 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (17.58%) Oracle
2 35 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.97%) IBM
4 13 (3.94%) Cisco
5 11 (3.33%) Apple
6 9 (2.73%) Citrix
7 8 (2.42%) Splunk
7 8 (2.42%) VMware
8 7 (2.12%) LogRhythm
9 6 (1.82%) hybris
9 6 (1.82%) Twitter
9 6 (1.82%) Zend
10 5 (1.52%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.52%) Google
10 5 (1.52%) NetApp
10 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.21%) Perforce
12 3 (0.91%) Siebel
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