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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services
Rank 6 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Web Services 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.59% 9.09% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.89% 14.29% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 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 £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £29.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+14.49% -19.17%
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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
18 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 52.94% 63.64% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 35
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 £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) Back Office
4 9 (69.23%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) VB
5 8 (61.54%) WinForms
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) SQL
8 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 5 (38.46%) WCF
9 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
9 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 2 (15.38%) Retail
9 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
10 1 (7.69%) SOAP
10 1 (7.69%) XML
10 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (7.69%) WPF
10 1 (7.69%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (76.92%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) WinForms
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
1 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) VB
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) VB.NET