Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 22 November 2017 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Web Services 11 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.21% 10.63% 6.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.30% 35.56% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 17
Chester median daily rate £456 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.35% +33.33%
10th Percentile £408 £318 £340
90th Percentile £503 £525 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 57 90 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 27.01% 29.90% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 82 51
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £296
90th Percentile £475 £481 £503
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Chester median hourly rate - - £34.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Chester

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Chester

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Chester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Chester

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 3 (27.27%) T4 Templates
5 3 (27.27%) FxCop
5 3 (27.27%) MSBuild
5 3 (27.27%) ReSharper
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (18.18%) PegaRULES
6 2 (18.18%) CA
6 2 (18.18%) Intranet
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (18.18%) PegaRULES
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) FxCop
1 3 (27.27%) MSBuild
1 3 (27.27%) ReSharper
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
1 3 (27.27%) T4 Templates
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) DOM
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) ICEfaces
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) RichFaces
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WSDL
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Credit Risk
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
3 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) Perforce