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 26 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.23% 4.08% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.64% 22.22% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £315 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 22 27 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 30.99% 18.37% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £318 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 26 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) BPMN
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) BPMN
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Data Strategy
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle