The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 28 March 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.00% 7.45% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.75% 53.85% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.32% +60.00%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 21.33% 13.83% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 8
Median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) IaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) QlikView
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (37.50%) QlikView
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) WCF Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Data Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
1 3 (37.50%) BPMN
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) Data Security
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle