The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 24 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 12 27
Rank change year-on-year -21 +15  
Contract jobs citing Web Services 5 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.86% 10.28% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 43.33% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 2
Median daily rate £356 £414 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -2.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 108 60 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 40.15% 23.72% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 37 27
Median daily rate £351 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.13% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Liverpool

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) J2EE
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) ColdFusion

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (18.75%) ColdFusion
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) JDeveloper
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Research Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience Researcher
4 2 (12.50%) User Researcher
5 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Portal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) J2EE
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) XSD
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) JSP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
6 1 (6.25%) RESTful
6 1 (6.25%) Servlets
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PlayStation
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
4 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Facilities Management
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Software AG
3 2 (12.50%) webMethods
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
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