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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 33 32 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 190 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.06% 4.60% 4.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.98% 20.80% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 107 75
Median daily rate £385 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £510 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.78 - £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.85%
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
951 822 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.35% 22.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 538 421
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 0 72 £375 -6.25% 49
Cheshire +4 70 £403 -5.29% 8
Merseyside +12 30 £400 +10.34% 9
Lancashire -20 12 £383 +6.25% 2
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 231 (57.75%) Java
2 213 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (42.75%) XML
4 126 (31.50%) JavaScript
5 111 (27.75%) SQL
6 106 (26.50%) Oracle
7 99 (24.75%) TDD
8 94 (23.50%) SOAP
9 93 (23.25%) HTML
10 90 (22.50%) Finance
11 83 (20.75%) Spring
12 80 (20.00%) Scrum
13 79 (19.75%) CSS
14 78 (19.50%) J2EE
14 78 (19.50%) RESTful
15 76 (19.00%) JSON
16 57 (14.25%) SQL Server
16 57 (14.25%) MVC
16 57 (14.25%) REST
17 56 (14.00%) .NET
18 55 (13.75%) Software Engineering
19 52 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (13.00%) BDD
20 48 (12.00%) JIRA
20 48 (12.00%) Linux
21 47 (11.75%) Waterfall
22 46 (11.50%) WebSphere
23 44 (11.00%) C#
24 42 (10.50%) Subversion
25 41 (10.25%) Banking

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 46 (11.50%) WebSphere
2 28 (7.00%) JBoss
3 26 (6.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (4.75%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.75%) Confluence
6 13 (3.25%) ATG Dynamo
7 11 (2.75%) GeoServer
7 11 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.50%) IIS
9 8 (2.00%) CICS
9 8 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.25%) Apache
10 5 (1.25%) CMS
10 5 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.75%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.50%) Mingle
2 2 (0.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.25%) GitHub
4 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) Google Play
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.50%) Engine Yard
6 2 (0.50%) Heroku
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.75%) HTTP
2 14 (3.50%) Internet
3 9 (2.25%) LDAP
4 8 (2.00%) DNS
4 8 (2.00%) SSL
5 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.50%) SMTP
7 5 (1.25%) Firewall
8 4 (1.00%) LAN
8 4 (1.00%) SNMP
8 4 (1.00%) WAN
9 2 (0.50%) Network Security
10 1 (0.25%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) H.323
10 1 (0.25%) ICMP
10 1 (0.25%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) Skype
10 1 (0.25%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) VPN
10 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.00%) NoSQL
2 36 (9.00%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.25%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.00%) MySQL
5 13 (3.25%) DB2
5 13 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.75%) GIS
7 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.00%) Redis
10 4 (1.00%) Spatial Data
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.75%) Big Data
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (12.00%) JIRA
2 42 (10.50%) Subversion
3 35 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 35 (8.75%) JUnit
4 29 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 23 (5.75%) Selenium
6 16 (4.00%) Maven
7 12 (3.00%) Ant
7 12 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (2.50%) Mocha
9 8 (2.00%) ClearCase
9 8 (2.00%) Gradle
10 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.50%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.25%) Rational Performance Tester
13 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (22.50%) Finance
2 41 (10.25%) Banking
3 9 (2.25%) Local Government
3 9 (2.25%) Retail
4 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.25%) International Banking
6 4 (1.00%) Advertising
6 4 (1.00%) Law
6 4 (1.00%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
8 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 261 (65.25%) Developer
2 120 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 36 (9.00%) Architect
4 31 (7.75%) Analyst
5 28 (7.00%) Senior Developer
6 25 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.50%) C# Developer
8 19 (4.75%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (4.25%) Node.js Developer
10 13 (3.25%) Applications Developer
10 13 (3.25%) Digital Analyst
10 13 (3.25%) Digital Business Analyst
11 12 (3.00%) Consultant
11 12 (3.00%) HTML Developer
11 12 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 10 (2.50%) Digital Developer
13 10 (2.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 10 (2.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (42.75%) XML
2 94 (23.50%) SOAP
3 93 (23.25%) HTML
4 83 (20.75%) Spring
5 79 (19.75%) CSS
6 78 (19.50%) J2EE
6 78 (19.50%) RESTful
7 76 (19.00%) JSON
8 57 (14.25%) REST
9 56 (14.00%) .NET
10 40 (10.00%) JSP
11 39 (9.75%) WSDL
11 39 (9.75%) XSLT
12 37 (9.25%) JDBC
12 37 (9.25%) jQuery
13 36 (9.00%) JAXB
14 33 (8.25%) AngularJS
15 32 (8.00%) Middleware
16 31 (7.75%) ASP.NET
17 30 (7.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.00%) User Experience
3 15 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.00%) IVR
6 10 (2.50%) iPad
7 9 (2.25%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.00%) PMI
9 7 (1.75%) Clustering
9 7 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.25%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.00%) Biometrics
11 4 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.00%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.00%) NHS
11 4 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.00%) Linux
2 23 (5.75%) Windows
3 20 (5.00%) Unix
4 12 (3.00%) Android
5 10 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.50%) AIX
8 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.00%) Solaris
10 2 (0.50%) CentOS
10 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (24.75%) TDD
3 80 (20.00%) Scrum
4 57 (14.25%) MVC
5 55 (13.75%) Software Engineering
6 52 (13.00%) BDD
7 47 (11.75%) Waterfall
8 41 (10.25%) Open Source
8 41 (10.25%) SDLC
9 40 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (9.25%) Kanban
11 34 (8.50%) Integration Testing
11 34 (8.50%) Web Development
12 31 (7.75%) E-Commerce
13 28 (7.00%) Project Management
14 27 (6.75%) SOA
15 25 (6.25%) AOP
16 23 (5.75%) High Availability
17 21 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 231 (57.75%) Java
2 126 (31.50%) JavaScript
3 111 (27.75%) SQL
4 44 (11.00%) C#
5 35 (8.75%) PL/SQL
6 32 (8.00%) Python
7 17 (4.25%) PHP
7 17 (4.25%) Scala
8 15 (3.75%) Ruby
9 13 (3.25%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.00%) Assembly Language
11 8 (2.00%) C++
11 8 (2.00%) COBOL
12 7 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.50%) Groovy
13 6 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.50%) Degree
4 8 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.25%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.75%) CISSP
7 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.00%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.50%) Docker
2 7 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.50%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.50%) Puppet
2 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.25%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.75%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.50%) Ansible
5 2 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Packer
6 1 (0.25%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (26.50%) Oracle
2 36 (9.00%) IBM
3 25 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.25%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.50%) ATG
5 14 (3.50%) VMware
6 12 (3.00%) ServiceNow
7 11 (2.75%) ESRI
8 8 (2.00%) Chordiant
9 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.50%) Endeca
10 6 (1.50%) hybris
10 6 (1.50%) Sybase
10 6 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.25%) Avaya
11 5 (1.25%) HP
11 5 (1.25%) Siebel
11 5 (1.25%) Sun
11 5 (1.25%) Zend
12 4 (1.00%) Nortel
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £400 per day
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