The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 8 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Web Services 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.65% 10.00% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.27% 13.79% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -15.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 64.71% 72.50% 67.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Web Services
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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 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Back Office
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) JSF
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) SOA
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss