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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
England / North West
Rank 21 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Services 167 219 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.31% 5.73% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.05% 20.74% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 147 110
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +56.36%

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
833 1056 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.49% 27.65% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 691 546
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 53 25
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +13 83 £400 -5.88% 51
Cheshire +5 40 £425 +4.93% 25
Lancashire +17 20 £410 -22.27% 9
Merseyside -5 17 £400 +23.07% 3
Web Services
England

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 161 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (35.84%) SQL
3 123 (35.55%) JavaScript
4 120 (34.68%) Java
5 90 (26.01%) XML
6 87 (25.14%) RESTful
7 86 (24.86%) SQL Server
8 81 (23.41%) Linux
9 75 (21.68%) Scrum
10 74 (21.39%) REST
11 70 (20.23%) TDD
12 68 (19.65%) Windows
12 68 (19.65%) SOAP
12 68 (19.65%) .NET
13 66 (19.08%) HTML
14 65 (18.79%) Oracle
15 64 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
16 62 (17.92%) C#
17 59 (17.05%) NoSQL
18 56 (16.18%) Spring
19 55 (15.90%) JSON
20 51 (14.74%) J2EE
20 51 (14.74%) OO
20 51 (14.74%) AngularJS
21 48 (13.87%) Software Engineering
22 47 (13.58%) Finance
23 45 (13.01%) BDD
23 45 (13.01%) Microservices
24 43 (12.43%) CSS
24 43 (12.43%) Git (software)

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 22 (6.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.34%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.76%) IIS
4 12 (3.47%) Apache
4 12 (3.47%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.18%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.02%) CICS
7 7 (2.02%) JBoss
7 7 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.45%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.16%) SAS
11 3 (0.87%) CMS
11 3 (0.87%) Confluence
12 2 (0.58%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.31%) SaaS
4 7 (2.02%) GitHub
5 6 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.87%) IaaS
8 3 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.96%) HTTP
2 30 (8.67%) Firewall
3 17 (4.91%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.05%) VPN
5 13 (3.76%) LAN
5 13 (3.76%) WAN
6 11 (3.18%) VoIP
7 10 (2.89%) Internet
7 10 (2.89%) LDAP
8 9 (2.60%) WebEx
9 7 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.02%) Wireless
10 5 (1.45%) VLAN
10 5 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.87%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.87%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.87%) NFC
12 2 (0.58%) FTP
13 1 (0.29%) Intranet
13 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.05%) NoSQL
3 39 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 30 (8.67%) MySQL
6 20 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (5.49%) DB2
8 16 (4.62%) Big Data
9 14 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (3.76%) Redis
11 12 (3.47%) Oracle Database
12 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (1.16%) Couchbase
16 4 (1.16%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 43 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.67%) JUnit
4 24 (6.94%) JIRA
5 17 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.76%) Selenium
7 12 (3.47%) NUnit
7 12 (3.47%) Visual Studio
8 11 (3.18%) Maven
9 9 (2.60%) Subversion
10 8 (2.31%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.02%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (1.73%) Gradle
12 6 (1.73%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.45%) Ant
13 5 (1.45%) Mockito
14 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.16%) Hudson
14 4 (1.16%) Moq
General
1 47 (13.58%) Finance
2 25 (7.23%) Banking
3 12 (3.47%) Retail
4 10 (2.89%) Games
5 8 (2.31%) Marketing
6 4 (1.16%) Electronics
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Back Office
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 198 (57.23%) Developer
2 70 (20.23%) Java Developer
3 44 (12.72%) .NET Developer
4 38 (10.98%) Architect
5 22 (6.36%) C# Developer
5 22 (6.36%) Software Engineer
6 21 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (5.78%) Consultant
8 17 (4.91%) Analyst
9 16 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (3.76%) Agile Developer
10 13 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.47%) AWS Developer
11 12 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.47%) SQL Developer
12 11 (3.18%) Security Consultant
13 10 (2.89%) IT Consultant
13 10 (2.89%) IT Security Consultant
14 9 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.01%) XML
2 87 (25.14%) RESTful
3 74 (21.39%) REST
4 68 (19.65%) .NET
4 68 (19.65%) SOAP
5 66 (19.08%) HTML
6 56 (16.18%) Spring
7 55 (15.90%) JSON
8 51 (14.74%) AngularJS
8 51 (14.74%) J2EE
9 43 (12.43%) CSS
10 31 (8.96%) ASP.NET
11 26 (7.51%) Node.js
12 23 (6.65%) Middleware
13 22 (6.36%) Ajax
14 20 (5.78%) .NET Framework
14 20 (5.78%) Hibernate
15 19 (5.49%) HTML5
15 19 (5.49%) JPA
15 19 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.18%) Cyber Attack
2 11 (3.18%) User Experience
3 10 (2.89%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.60%) Web 2.0
5 7 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.45%) Replication
8 4 (1.16%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.58%) New Media
10 2 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.58%) Wiki
11 1 (0.29%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 81 (23.41%) Linux
2 68 (19.65%) Windows
3 35 (10.12%) Unix
4 22 (6.36%) AIX
5 15 (4.34%) Android
5 15 (4.34%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.47%) Apple iOS
7 12 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.02%) HPUX
10 4 (1.16%) CentOS
10 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Fedora
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.68%) Scrum
3 70 (20.23%) TDD
4 51 (14.74%) OO
5 48 (13.87%) Software Engineering
6 45 (13.01%) BDD
6 45 (13.01%) Microservices
7 36 (10.40%) MVC
8 35 (10.12%) High Availability
9 34 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (8.96%) SOA
11 30 (8.67%) Unit Testing
12 27 (7.80%) Open Source
13 25 (7.23%) DevOps
14 24 (6.94%) OOP
15 20 (5.78%) E-Commerce
15 20 (5.78%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (5.49%) Case Management
16 19 (5.49%) SDLC
17 18 (5.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.84%) SQL
2 123 (35.55%) JavaScript
3 120 (34.68%) Java
4 62 (17.92%) C#
5 28 (8.09%) Python
6 22 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 20 (5.78%) Scala
8 15 (4.34%) VB
9 13 (3.76%) PHP
10 12 (3.47%) Ruby
10 12 (3.47%) VB6
11 10 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.60%) Perl
13 8 (2.31%) Groovy
14 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.87%) C++
17 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.65%) CISSP
2 23 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.76%) SANS
3 13 (3.76%) SSCP
4 11 (3.18%) Degree
5 9 (2.60%) CISMP
6 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.58%) ISEB
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
9 1 (0.29%) CCA
9 1 (0.29%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) MCPD
9 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.91%) QA
2 10 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.60%) COBIT
3 9 (2.60%) ISO27002
4 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.60%) Docker
1 9 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.31%) ProxySG
2 8 (2.31%) XenApp
3 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
5 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (4.05%) Kibana
2 13 (3.76%) logstash
3 11 (3.18%) QRadar
4 10 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.89%) Puppet
5 7 (2.02%) RSA enVision
6 6 (1.73%) Ansible
7 4 (1.16%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.87%) SCCM
8 3 (0.87%) Terraform
9 2 (0.58%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) Salt
9 2 (0.58%) SCOM
9 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.58%) SCSM
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.29%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 65 (18.79%) Oracle
2 35 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.07%) IBM
4 18 (5.20%) Cisco
5 15 (4.34%) ServiceNow
6 14 (4.05%) Apple
6 14 (4.05%) Splunk
7 12 (3.47%) Twitter
8 11 (3.18%) LogRhythm
8 11 (3.18%) VMware
9 10 (2.89%) Citrix
9 10 (2.89%) Google
10 8 (2.31%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.02%) Perforce
11 7 (2.02%) Zend
12 6 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.45%) hybris
13 5 (1.45%) NetApp
14 4 (1.16%) Sybase
15 3 (0.87%) Siebel
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