Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 +1
Contract jobs citing Web Services 18 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.09% 5.71% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.39% 18.88% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 12
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £408 £366
90th Percentile £519 £553 £438
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 158 196 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 27.15% 30.25% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 70
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £483 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.92% +20.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £341 £300
90th Percentile £522 £575 £544
North West median daily rate £422 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +5.38% +2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 14
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +2.69% +6.01%
10th Percentile £31.18 £30.12 £36.88
90th Percentile £47.25 £69.42 £44.00
North West median hourly rate £40.37 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.34% -12.50% +19.40%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +8 9 £503 +1.77% 2
Blackpool +8 7 £425 -1.02%
Blackburn - 2 - -
Web Services
North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) AWS
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) PaaS
3 5 (27.78%) Boomi
3 5 (27.78%) MuleSoft
3 5 (27.78%) iPaaS
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) Redis
5 3 (16.67%) Docker
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) XML

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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Boomi
2 5 (27.78%) iPaaS
2 5 (27.78%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (5.56%) Azure
4 1 (5.56%) npm
4 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.56%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Redis
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Mocha
3 1 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Integration Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Kafka
5 2 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) BREW
6 1 (5.56%) Chai
6 1 (5.56%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) Nunjucks
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) SUSE
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Stability
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) logstash
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
2 1 (5.56%) Mesos
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Dell
1 5 (27.78%) MuleSoft
2 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) VMware