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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.16% 9.20% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 57.14% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £373 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -12.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +20.71%
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
22 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 23.16% 16.09% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +65.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £24.20
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
1 3 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow