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 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
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 15 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.82% - 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £425
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 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
22 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 30.99% 60.53% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 8
Median daily rate £306 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £389 £425
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 Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 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 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery

Web Services
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JSF
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XPath