The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services
Rank 2 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 33.33% 3.70% 28.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 10.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +26.00%
Web Services
Manchester

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 Salford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 50.00% 37.04% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate £375 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Salford region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Perl
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
1 7 (77.78%) Mason
1 7 (77.78%) RESTful
1 7 (77.78%) Catalyst
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Zope
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Django
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Memcached
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
6 1 (11.11%) SimpleDB
6 1 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (11.11%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Akka

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (44.44%) Zope
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) SimpleDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Perl Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Perl Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Mason
1 7 (77.78%) RESTful
1 7 (77.78%) Catalyst
2 4 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (44.44%) Memcached
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Akka
4 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Batik
4 1 (11.11%) SVG
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Interactive TV
1 1 (11.11%) IPTV
1 1 (11.11%) MHEG
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) OpenTV