Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -14
Contract jobs citing Web Services 72 93 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.11% 7.46% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.40% 27.19% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 49
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.98% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £315 £325 £324
90th Percentile £595 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £36.23 - £45.00

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 353 342 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.94% 27.43% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 257 248
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £296 £263 £267
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £408 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +75.00% +12.55%
North West median hourly rate £35.61 £38.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year -8.10% +0.65% +13.84%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Cheshire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -11 21 £346 -1.05%
Crewe -19 12 £513 +0.99% 5
Warrington +1 10 £490 +16.67% 4
Chester +4 6 £394 -10.00% 6
Alderley Edge +2 3 £225 -52.63% 1
Macclesfield -2 2 £675 +7.14% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £350 - 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (37.50%) JSON
4 26 (36.11%) REST
4 26 (36.11%) Java
4 26 (36.11%) SOAP
5 23 (31.94%) HTML
5 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.56%) XML
7 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
8 19 (26.39%) Scrum
9 17 (23.61%) C#
10 14 (19.44%) SQL
10 14 (19.44%) .NET
10 14 (19.44%) CSS
11 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
12 12 (16.67%) Node.js
12 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.67%) MySQL
12 12 (16.67%) SOA
13 11 (15.28%) Oracle
13 11 (15.28%) MVC
13 11 (15.28%) Subversion
13 11 (15.28%) Ajax
13 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
13 11 (15.28%) iOS Development
13 11 (15.28%) DevOps
13 11 (15.28%) Microservices
13 11 (15.28%) SDLC
14 10 (13.89%) Android Development

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) Boomi
3 6 (8.33%) IaaS
3 6 (8.33%) PaaS
3 6 (8.33%) SaaS
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.17%) AtomSphere
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.78%) GitHub
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
1 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) GIS
3 7 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.39%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.28%) Subversion
4 5 (6.94%) JUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Xcode
5 4 (5.56%) Android Studio
5 4 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.56%) Maven
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.17%) gulp
6 3 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.39%) Gradle
7 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.11%) Banking
2 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
2 7 (9.72%) Law
3 5 (6.94%) Finance
4 3 (4.17%) Publishing
5 2 (2.78%) Electronics
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Consultant
3 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) Architect
4 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) CRM Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Django Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (6.94%) iOS Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Python/Django Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Project Analyst
6 4 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) JSON
2 26 (36.11%) REST
2 26 (36.11%) SOAP
3 23 (31.94%) HTML
4 22 (30.56%) XML
5 14 (19.44%) .NET
5 14 (19.44%) CSS
6 12 (16.67%) Node.js
7 11 (15.28%) Ajax
8 10 (13.89%) RESTful
9 9 (12.50%) jQuery
9 9 (12.50%) Spring
10 8 (11.11%) JSP
11 7 (9.72%) AngularJS
11 7 (9.72%) React
12 6 (8.33%) Django
12 6 (8.33%) Spring Boot
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.94%) Cocoa
13 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
2 10 (13.89%) Android
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Linux
5 5 (6.94%) Mac OS X
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (26.39%) Scrum
4 13 (18.06%) Test Automation
5 12 (16.67%) SOA
6 11 (15.28%) DevOps
6 11 (15.28%) iOS Development
6 11 (15.28%) Microservices
6 11 (15.28%) MVC
6 11 (15.28%) SDLC
7 10 (13.89%) Android Development
8 8 (11.11%) TDD
9 7 (9.72%) Compliance Audit
9 7 (9.72%) CRM
9 7 (9.72%) Network Design
9 7 (9.72%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.72%) Security Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Server Hardening
9 7 (9.72%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
2 26 (36.11%) Java
3 17 (23.61%) C#
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Apple Swift
6 5 (6.94%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.56%) Java 8
7 4 (5.56%) Kotlin
7 4 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) Groovy
9 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) CISM
2 7 (9.72%) CISSP
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Dell
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Apple
4 4 (5.56%) Adobe
4 4 (5.56%) SAP
4 4 (5.56%) Tealium
5 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Hyperion