The table below looks at the statistics for Web Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 8 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.67% 12.20% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.84% 21.74% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £213 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -32.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+13.52% -24.20%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 45.24% 56.10% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 46
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Web Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Web Services Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Web Services
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Web Services Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Web Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) Back Office
4 10 (66.67%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) VB
5 9 (60.00%) WinForms
6 8 (53.33%) Windows
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (33.33%) WCF
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
9 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
9 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.67%) MVC
10 1 (6.67%) MySQL
10 1 (6.67%) HTML
10 1 (6.67%) Java
10 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (6.67%) PHP
10 1 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (6.67%) OOP
10 1 (6.67%) OO
10 1 (6.67%) Apache
10 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (6.67%) CSS
10 1 (6.67%) SOAP
10 1 (6.67%) XML

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (73.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) WinForms
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
1 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (6.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
2 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) VB
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP