The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Services over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Services
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 19 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.28% - 5.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 65 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.76% 47.79% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 18
Median daily rate £343 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Web Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Services across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Web Services Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Web Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Web Services Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 - 3
Web Services
West Midlands

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) JSF
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) JBoss
7 2 (15.38%) XHTML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) JSF
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware
6 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft