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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 6.38% 2.06% 3.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 8.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £280 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £420 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £420 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.80% -8.75%
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
16 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 34.04% 25.77% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
Median daily rate £280 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £47.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.65% -
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 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
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 11 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 Preston region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Banking

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%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Black Duck
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (20.00%) Veracode
2 1 (20.00%) VMware