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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.26% - 7.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% - 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£481 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.67 £34.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -13.29%
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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 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.39% 23.53% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 31
Average daily rate £475 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.34 - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services.

1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) VBA
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Curam
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Web Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Akka
1 1 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VBA
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Curam