The first table below looks at the demand for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Salford 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 9.38% 20.51% 4.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 57.14% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£288 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% +2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.78% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.50% 35.90% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 5
Average daily rate £323 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Web Services
Manchester

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Services across the Salford region.

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Services across the Salford region.

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) IPTV
2 3 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) MHEG
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) New Media
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OpenTV
3 2 (33.33%) BBC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Interactive TV
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IPTV
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) New Media
2 2 (33.33%) MHEG
2 2 (33.33%) BBC
2 2 (33.33%) Interactive TV
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) OpenTV