The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 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
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 38 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.48% 2.45% 7.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 10.68% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 20
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £373 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +1.01%  
10th Percentile £400 £186 £300
90th Percentile £438 £425 £442
North West median daily rate £428 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +10.32% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £20.78 -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 61 103 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.05% 22.94% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 162 169
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £371 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £486 £575
North West median daily rate £388 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Lancashire

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -20 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - - 1
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) HTTP
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) Servlets
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (20.00%) Retail
7 3 (20.00%) SAX
7 3 (20.00%) Apache
7 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 3 (20.00%) DOM
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
7 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (20.00%) Riak
3 2 (13.33%) Firebird
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 4 (26.67%) Servlets
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Apache CXF
6 3 (20.00%) DOM
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) SAX
6 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Apache Wicket
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 2 (13.33%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) HNC
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) OCMJD
2 1 (6.67%) OCPJP
2 1 (6.67%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) DataFlux
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Perforce
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago