The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 13 8 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.63% 15.31% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 75.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £413 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +2.85%
Web Services
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 27.78% 20.41% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 16
Median daily rate £370 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £538 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £15.06
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 Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston 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 Preston

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) CSS

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (60.00%) Splunk
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow