Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 27 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing Web Services 29 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.30% 6.04% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.65% 19.71% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 19
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.19% +13.00% -
10th Percentile £303 £328 £229
90th Percentile £730 £584 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 - £55.00
10th Percentile £33.84 - £52.50
90th Percentile £41.16 - £57.50
North West median hourly rate £36.23 - £55.00

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 198 137 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 29.38% 30.65% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 107 106
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £255 £307 £256
90th Percentile £630 £513 £494
North West median daily rate £410 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +5.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.23 £42.13 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.01% +1.51% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27.06 £33.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £41.38 £43.00 £57.50
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -3.85% +15.93%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +6 10 £475 -6.17% 4
Chorley -7 4 £275 -23.61% 2
Blackburn -9 4 £725 +93.33% 5
Blackpool -11 3 £363 -14.71% 2
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (27.59%) SAN
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
4 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Network Design
6 5 (17.24%) IDEF
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) BPR
6 5 (17.24%) Replication
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft

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 2 (6.90%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Boomi
2 3 (10.34%) iPaaS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) SAN
2 7 (24.14%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) DMZ
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) JMS
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) Itk
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 5 (17.24%) BPR
5 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
5 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) IDEF
5 5 (17.24%) Network Design
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) UML
5 5 (17.24%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.34%) Dell
3 3 (10.34%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.90%) Hortonworks
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Sun