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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 14 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.00% 19.27% 7.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.95% 53.85% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 13
Median daily rate £463 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.78 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +9.58% -3.43%  

Web Services is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 78 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.57% 35.78% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.15 £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.09% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Web Services as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 30 (88.24%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Spring
4 13 (38.24%) RESTful
5 12 (35.29%) J2EE
6 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) SOAP
8 7 (20.59%) TDD
8 7 (20.59%) Banking
8 7 (20.59%) Microservices
9 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 6 (17.65%) POJO
9 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.65%) Apache Camel
9 6 (17.65%) JAX-WS
9 6 (17.65%) JSON
9 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.65%) AOP
9 6 (17.65%) WSDL
9 6 (17.65%) JAXB
9 6 (17.65%) XSLT
9 6 (17.65%) JDBC
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) Kanban
10 5 (14.71%) JiBX

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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Gatling
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) FxCop
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.94%) T4 Templates
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 22 (64.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Developer
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Java Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Java Technical Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Lead Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Business Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) XML Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Spring
2 13 (38.24%) RESTful
3 12 (35.29%) J2EE
4 8 (23.53%) XML
5 7 (20.59%) SOAP
6 6 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 6 (17.65%) JAXB
6 6 (17.65%) JAX-WS
6 6 (17.65%) JDBC
6 6 (17.65%) JSON
6 6 (17.65%) POJO
6 6 (17.65%) WSDL
6 6 (17.65%) XSLT
7 5 (14.71%) JiBX
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) JDOM
9 1 (2.94%) Node.js
9 1 (2.94%) Sass
9 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
1 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.59%) Microservices
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) AOP
4 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 5 (14.71%) Kanban
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) IBM
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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