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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 15 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.49% 1.35% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 9.09% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£570 £445 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +45.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £35.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.83% +5.29%
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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
23 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 26.74% 14.86% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate £200 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -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
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 March 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 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Akka
3 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
2 2 (28.57%) Akka
2 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
3 1 (14.29%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (14.29%) Mustache
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Informatica
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) Apple