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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Services
Rank 16 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Services 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.44% - 18.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Median daily rate £304 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.43%
Web Services
Staffordshire

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
24 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.67% 62.50% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 15
Median daily rate £308 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
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 £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
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 4 (66.67%) 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
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory