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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank - 17 15
Contract jobs citing Web Services 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 3.16% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 12.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £460 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
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
23 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.08% 26.32% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £388 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Software AG
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Software AG
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack