Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 16 24
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 83 101 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.05% 8.13% 6.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.66% 24.75% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 85 108
Cheshire median daily rate £394 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £316 £308
90th Percentile £473 £520 £510
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £20.78
North West median hourly rate - £55.00 £39.27
% change year-on-year - +40.07% -

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 470 408 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.28% 32.85% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 314 415
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £268 £294 £275
90th Percentile £500 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.19% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 14
Cheshire median hourly rate - £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +85.64%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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
Chester -1 31 £375 -16.67% 11
Warrington +5 14 £358 -28.50% 13
Crewe - 12 £384 - 2
Knutsford -11 10 £425 +3.03% 1
Macclesfield +1 3 £425 -19.05%
Runcorn - 1 £413 - 2
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (49.40%) SQL
3 38 (45.78%) C#
4 37 (44.58%) .NET
5 32 (38.55%) Java
6 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
8 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.30%) Docker
10 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
10 20 (24.10%) SOAP
10 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (24.10%) NoSQL
11 19 (22.89%) RESTful
11 19 (22.89%) Spring
12 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
13 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
13 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
13 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (18.07%) Project Management
14 15 (18.07%) Entity Framework
14 15 (18.07%) REST
15 14 (16.87%) Teradata
15 14 (16.87%) Scrum
15 14 (16.87%) DB2
15 14 (16.87%) .NET Core
15 14 (16.87%) Redis
16 12 (14.46%) Jenkins

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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.61%) JBoss
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) Jetty
5 1 (1.20%) PegaRULES
5 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.43%) OpenShift
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) Boomi
6 3 (3.61%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (3.61%) AtomSphere
6 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.41%) GitHub
7 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.41%) Trello
8 1 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.20%) IaaS
8 1 (1.20%) npm
8 1 (1.20%) SaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) DMZ
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.20%) SAN
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
2 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.10%) NoSQL
2 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
3 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (16.87%) DB2
4 14 (16.87%) Redis
5 12 (14.46%) MySQL
6 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.61%) Big Data
8 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
1 16 (19.28%) Visual Studio
2 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.84%) JIRA
5 6 (7.23%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Gradle
7 4 (4.82%) Grunt
8 2 (2.41%) GitLab
8 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.41%) MSI
8 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.20%) FxCop
9 1 (1.20%) MSTest
9 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Publishing
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (66.27%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) Lead Developer
3 12 (14.46%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
5 7 (8.43%) Lead .NET Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Integration Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Integration Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.41%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Integration Specialist
9 2 (2.41%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.58%) .NET
2 23 (27.71%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.10%) SOAP
4 19 (22.89%) RESTful
4 19 (22.89%) Spring
5 17 (20.48%) .NET Framework
6 15 (18.07%) Entity Framework
6 15 (18.07%) REST
7 14 (16.87%) .NET Core
8 12 (14.46%) CSS
8 12 (14.46%) HTML
9 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
10 10 (12.05%) XML
11 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (10.84%) Node.js
12 8 (9.64%) J2EE
12 8 (9.64%) Spring Boot
13 7 (8.43%) Ajax
13 7 (8.43%) JSON
13 7 (8.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Clustering
2 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.20%) DataPower
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
1 9 (10.84%) Unix
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.20%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (61.45%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (19.28%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (18.07%) Project Management
4 14 (16.87%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.25%) MVC
7 9 (10.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 9 (10.84%) Microservices
8 8 (9.64%) CRM
8 8 (9.64%) Migration
8 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
8 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.43%) SDLC
10 6 (7.23%) DevOps
10 6 (7.23%) SOA
10 6 (7.23%) TDD
10 6 (7.23%) User Stories
10 6 (7.23%) Web Development
11 5 (6.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) SQL
2 38 (45.78%) C#
3 32 (38.55%) Java
4 29 (34.94%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) Python
6 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.02%) Groovy
7 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.82%) Ruby
8 4 (4.82%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) C++
9 2 (2.41%) LotusScript
9 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 2 (2.41%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.41%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) GDPR
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (4.82%) etcd
3 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.02%) Terraform
3 4 (4.82%) Consul
4 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.20%) Ansible
6 1 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Teradata
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) IBM
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.02%) Splunk
5 4 (4.82%) Dell
5 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.61%) Adobe
6 3 (3.61%) Tealium
7 2 (2.41%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) Infoblox
7 2 (2.41%) Lotus
7 2 (2.41%) McAfee
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
7 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.41%) Xamarin