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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 13 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Services 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.70% 0.88% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.48% 2.78% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £386
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
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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
23 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 20.00% 31.58% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 7
Average daily rate £375 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) DataPower
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) WSDL
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) ProC
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) JBoss

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (8.33%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SNMP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) ProC
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSD
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
1 3 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) SVG
3 1 (8.33%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Batik
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Mustache
3 1 (8.33%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) DataPower
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) ABAP
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Apple