The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 30 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
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 5.26% 10.43% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.22% 27.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.14% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £56.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -22.76% +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 Knutsford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 9 44 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 23.68% 38.26% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 8
Median daily rate £475 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) REST

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) JPA
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) JTA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (33.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Kony
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Teradata
1 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!