The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Preston region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 24 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.96% 3.92% 11.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.03% 25.00% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Average daily rate - £386 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.73% 15.69% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 37
Average daily rate £375 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Web Services
Lancashire

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 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WF
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) T4 Templates
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WF
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Classic ASP
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) POCO
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Axway