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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 13 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 5.88% 5.21% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% 31.25% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
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£500 £488 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +59.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.02 £24.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+19.22% +13.72%
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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
19 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.63% 16.67% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate £500 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £813 £488 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.01 £24.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 12 (66.67%) Java
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
4 7 (38.89%) ProC
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
4 7 (38.89%) JSP
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
5 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (33.33%) C
5 6 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) JBoss
6 5 (27.78%) Solaris
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (22.22%) SSL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) SNMP
7 4 (22.22%) WSDL
7 4 (22.22%) XSD
7 4 (22.22%) XSLT
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) DataPower
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Perl

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SNMP
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
6 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) ProC
2 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Scala Developer
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) JSP
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) XSD
3 4 (22.22%) XSLT
3 4 (22.22%) WSDL
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Batik
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.56%) Akka
5 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Solaris
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) BDD
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Test Management
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Process Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Shell Script
2 7 (38.89%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SaltStack